An American meat and cold cut production company Oscar Mayer used the eBay e-commerce platform to auction a single “Hot Doge Wieners” package worth 10,000 Dogecoins.
Oscar Mayer released an official Twitter stating that they are making a limited edition of Hot Doge Wieners, including ten sausages and the famous icon Shiba Inu with dogecoin printed on the packaging and the “cash equivalent” of 10,000 Dogecoin (DOGE).
The American food giant Kraft Heinz owned company said the proceeds in the auction would be donated to the food bank and hunger relief organisation Feeding America as a charity event.
The auction was initially scheduled to end at 7 pm UTC on Saturday, August 7. But it ended abruptly before the release. The company said on Twitter today:
“You guys really took this to the moon and the link is down but will be up soon!”
According to Reddit’s dogecoin community, the bid price has reached $3,450 in the first few hours of the bidding.
According to Coinmarketcap, Dogecoin, the eighth-largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $25,827,736,058, was trading at $0.1976 during the press time. According to today’s price, 10,000 Dogecoin is approximately worth $1,976.
It is not only Oscar Mayer, a food industry giant that uses DOGE, the popular global meme coin, to conduct marketing activities. Fast-food giant Burger King also joins the list of famous brands in the Dogecoin promotion trend recently.
More businesses in the food and beverage industry accept cryptocurrencies. Per the report of Blockchain.News on July 28, the Brazilian branches of Burger King, an American premium fast food service company, accepted Dogecoin as a payment method for purchasing a dog snack called “Dogpper”.
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