Mexican food chain Chipotle has announced that customers can now start paying in Bitcoin, Dogecoin and other cryptos using Flexa.
Chipotle Starts Taking Bitcoin and Dogecoin Payments Through Flexa
According to a post by Flexa, customers can now start paying at Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle using digital currencies.
Chipotle Mexican Grill is an American chain of fast casual restaurants operating in several countries such as the US, UK, Germany and Canada.
Users can now pay in crypto like Bitcoin and Dogecoin at every 2,975+ restaurants in the United States. As of now, the declaration does not mention support for other countries.
Flexa is a pure-digital payments network that allows users to easily spend their digital currencies at physical stores.
The payment provider is already integrated by popular apps Gemini and SPEDN, with Dash Wallet, Argentina and others also working on adding it in the near future.
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The network is also carbon negative as it uses verified carbon offsets to balance emissions caused by its blockchain and operational activities.
Nordstrom in stores that accept Flexa payments in the United States, GameStopLowes, and Petco (and now Chipotle has joined the list, too).
Currently, Flexa supports 98 currencies, including coins such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dogecoin. The Shiba Inu was also added to service late last year.
To celebrate Chipotle’s support of the payment network, users will get 10% off their next purchase at the Mexican chain when they pay with any Flexa-enabled app.
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“We at Flexa are incredibly excited to be working with the Chipotle team to advance all digital payments innovations and help make real, healthy eating even easier,” the post reads. “We want to continue to enable more simultaneous payment options very soon.”
DOGE and BTC Price
At the time of writing, Dogecoin is priced around $0.08. floats around19, up 5% in the last seven days. Over the past month, the price of Memecoin is down by 38%.
The chart below shows the trend in the price of crypto over the past five days.
The price of DOGE seems to have corrected downwards over the last couple of days | Source: DOGUSD on TradingView
Bitcoin is currently trading around $30.8k, up 4% over the past week. Monthly loss for crypto is currently 21%.
Here is a chart that shows the price movement of BTC over the past five days:
Looks like the price of the coin has observed downtrend over the last two days | Source: BTCUSD on TradingView
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