Pizza Hut Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments in Venezuela

Tuesday 01 December 2020, 2:17 AM AEST - 1 month ago

Pizza Hut, one of the worlds largest fast-food chains, is now accepting cryptocurrency payments. It has recently revealed it will now be accepting Bitcoin and Dash payments in all its outlets in Venezuela.

Pizza Hut Venezuela partnered with Panamanian cryptocurrency payments processor CryptoBuyer to make cryptocurrency payments a reality. Announcing the partnership with Pizza Hut on Twitter, CryptoBuyer revealed that customers will now be able to pay in Bitcoin and Dash. They can also pay for their pizza in the XPT cryptocurrency, the native token on the CryptoBuyer platform.

We continue to grow and work to expand your payment options in cryptocurrencies. We are happy to announce our most recent alliance with Pizza Hut Venezuela, from today you can share with your family and pay with Bitcoin, XPT and Dash, the company tweeted.

¡Venimos con buenas noticias! Seguimos creciendo y trabajando en ampliar tus opciones de pago en #Criptomonedas.Estamos contentos de anunciar nuestra más reciente alianza con #PizzaHutVenezuela Desde hoy puedes compartir en familia y pagar con #Bitcoin #XPT #Dash #CryptobuyerPay pic.twitter.com/fawzIgoBCl

— Cryptobuyer (@cryptobuyer) November 27, 2020

In an interview with local outlet El Axioma, Pizza Hut Venezuela CEO Richard Elkhouri described the partnership as an important milestone for the franchise. Pizza Hut has been adopting emerging technologies to stay competitive, he stated. Cryptocurrency payments have become increasingly popular in Venezuela, making the partnership crucial for the fast-food chains growth. He explained:

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