The search for peak Bitcoin continues as KFC Canada briefly accepts currency

Alicia Farmer
January 13, 2018

The promotion is also highlighted on Twitter, where KFC Canada alluded to Bitcoin's alleged founder, Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonym for one or several unknown individuals who launched the virtual currency.

"Welcome to 2018, Canada", the KFC Canada website reads. Seems the Far North contingent of the Colonel's original recipe restaurants are now offering The Bitcoin Bucke LTO. Currently, transferring Bitcoin is prohibitively expensive, and using your Bitcoin at KFC may turn a $20 purchase into $50 with current fees. "Bitcoin Bucket" includes 10 chicken tenders, waffle fries, a medium side, medium gravy and two dips.

Time to get yourself some of that finger lickin' good food, Canada!

Of course, you can't just enter a KFC location in Canada and pay with crypto at the cash register. Those requesting delivery will have a have a special bitcoin-themed bucket with the bitcoin value embedded onto the container.

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Oh, you Canadians, always up to something a little off the wall, and this week has certainly been no exception on your KFC Canada Twitter page. The Bitcoin Bucket will be delivered directly to the customer's address stated during the check-out process on its website.

The adoption and integration of blockchain technology by fast food chains like KFC and McDonald's will drastically increase the awareness of millennials in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, which have evolved into a major asset class. The fast-food chain is now accepting the cryptocurrency for a limited time for customers to buy a Bitcoin-themed chicken bucket called the "Bitcoin Bucket".

Others noted the cost of the bucket would come out to about $40 due to a $20 transaction fee.

Response to social media was controversy. We are now seeing bitcoin become mainstream. It has decreased by 1.22%, as compared to the previous day.

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