Dash announces partnership with U.S. major fast food chain, Church’s Chicken
Venezuelan Chicken lovers’ were let down after KFC denied claims regarding the integration of the cryptocurrency, dash, in their Venezuela locations. However, Dash News recently announced a new deal with Church’s Chicken, allowing dash payments in ten of their Venezuela locations.
In a tweet released on December 7th, Mark Mason the Director of Media and PR for dash, announced a partnership with KFC enabling the use of dash for purchases at Venezuela locations. CEO of KFC Venezuela, Antonio Sampayo, in a report by news outlet CriptoNoticias, said that although there were discussions of an integration of dash, nothing was finalized and no contracts were signed. Following the denial, Dash Merchant Venezuela tweeted an apology for the false media reports.
Public apology from Dash Merchant management, regarding media reports on our relationship with KFC Venezuela, and our efforts for Dash to be accepted as a form of payment @KFC_VZLA pic.twitter.com/6LxSEPL2qs
— Dash Merchant – Venezuela (@dashmerchant) December 11, 2018
Although Dash’s partnership with KFC isn’t completely off the table, their focus has shifted to another major chain, Church’s Chicken. On their Facebook page, the fast food chain announced the partnership posting,
¡Hoy #venezuela obtiene un nuevo logro y hace historia en el mundo! esta vez de la mano de #churchschickenvenezuela,…
As hyperinflation continues to run wild in Venezuela many are flocking to dash for financial stability. Over 2,400 merchants in Venezuela currently accept dash, and although KFC has been hesitant to adapt, Church’s Chicken has stepped up to be the first fast food chain in the country to accept the expanding cryptocurrency.