In its search for more efficient and rapidly evolving payment options, the German version of the world-famous fast-food chain Burger King now accepts payments in Bitcoin (BTC) on its delivery website, as well as in its mobile application.
Indeed, the fast-food chain included Bitcoin as a means of payment for its products.
It’s not the first time
During the last quarter of 2017, the Russian version of the food chain had announced that it would begin accepting payments in Bitcoin, and then present its own virtual currency called Whoppercoin at the end of August of the same year. It should be noted that after issuing Whoppercoin, Burger King was summoned by the Russian Prosecutor’s Office.
On the other hand (also in 2017), Arnhem, the capital of the Dutch province of Gelderland, famous for being “the most receptive city of bitcoins” in the world, saw how the local Burger King joined the more than one hundred companies that They already accepted Bitcoin as a payment method in the city.
According to some media, Burger King created a mobile application to quickly escalate the payment. At the time, Burger King partnered with Tillster, a mobile payment solutions company in San Diego to adapt its growing customer base and demands to a fast and scalable payment system.
In August 2017, Burger King Russia announced the launch of a token on the Waves Blockchain platform, an ecosystem that allows users to download their wallets and issue their own crypto assets, negotiable for other cryptocurrencies or fiat money. All this through a decentralized exchange integrated with their native wallets.
In the statement, the fast-food chain said Whoppercoin will be used to reward customers for their purchases. The idea is that by accumulating enough coins they can be exchanged for the company’s iconic Whopper hamburger. The tokens are issued in Burger King-themed purses for iOS and Android smartphones and can be negotiated/transferred online for free.