Popular Boston-based coffee chains called Boston Common Coffee Co. has recently announced the successful integration of Bitcoin merchant payment processor BitPay to accept bitcoin payments on its Canal st. location.
Since 2004, Boston Common Coffee Co. has maintained its reputation as one of the most established and reputable coffee companies in one of the oldest cities in the U.S.
The company announced on July 13 that its coffee shop BCCC Canal Street has already begun trialling bitcoin payments. If successful, the other four locations are expected to accept the digital currency throughout this week.
BCCC Canal Street is now accepting Bitcoin! @BitPay
— Boston Common Coffee (@BostonCommon) July 13, 2016
The best cafe in Boston is officially testing #bitcoin payments! 103 Canal St around the corner from North Station. pic.twitter.com/o6fo4UE7q3
— Paige Ⓐ (@ioptio) July 13, 2016
Apart from operating their coffee chain, Boston Common Coffee Co. is known as one of the main wholesale coffee distributor in the city of Boston. The company supports coffee to cafes, restaurants and other businesses in the city, from their Hopedale MA roasting facility.
While it is still unclear whether the company will integrate the same system onto their online coffee store and wholesale distribution business, Boston Common Coffee Co. is testing bitcoin payments in its physical locations before moving onto larger bitcoin-based projects.
Currently, Boston has 30 locations that accept Bitcoin payments including restaurants, hotels, cafes, art galleries and gyms. The presence of Boston Common Coffee Co. as a well known coffee wholesaler and cafe is significantly large in Boston. The announcement of Boston Common Coffee Co. to accept bitcoin payments could convince its supplying restaurants, cafes, and businesses to test bitcoin payments.