Dash announces partnership with U.S. major fast food chain, Church’s Chicken

December 14, 2018
Darya Karatkevich

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.

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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.

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,…

Posted by Church's Chicken Venezuela on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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.

Post written by Darya Karatkevich
Darya is a blockchain market observer with 5+ years of experience as an author and editor for major tech blogging platforms. Her fortes are blockchain technologies and solutions, cryptocurrencies and crypto-related regulations.

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