Brewers and farmers of the Belgian Barrel Federation (BBA) collaborated with Zeromint to provide non-fungible tokens (NFT) to protect the Belgian beer culture and heritage recognized by UNESCO.
As part of the partnership, Zeromint will cast and provide exclusive NFTs on the GoChain blockchain, which will be provided to international beer lovers through BBA.Starting today, the organization will run Several BBA NFT collection projects revolve around sustainability and protection of the Belgian beer heritage in the next 14 days.
According to the official statement, the first Belgian barrel NFT auction will be used to recruit 11 participants to star in the movie called Belgian barrel produced by BBA:
“The purpose of this film project is to further eternalize the history of Belgian beer through professional film production. BBA plans to promote and distribute it globally.”
In addition, the NFT winner will join the whitelist for VIP access to all BBA events and access to the BBA club’s vintage beer menu and exclusive bottles. The announcement stated: “Eighty percent (80%) of the revenue generated by the NFT auction will be donated to local charities in Belgium.” Tom De Block, co-founder of the Belgian Barrel Union, added:
“Belgian beer is more than just beer. It is a rich and complex history of ancient families and real people, becoming legendary. It is an honor to be able to open some of their bottles and tell their stories.”
The alliance also plans to launch an NFT program to promote tree planting and to learn professional craftsman skills and traditions, in addition to establishing participation and reward opportunities for beer lovers and enthusiasts.
British telecommunications giant Vodafone announced plans to create the world’s first short message service (SMS) NFT and auction the program to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
This text message with “Merry Christmas” was sent to Richard Jarvis, an employee at the time, on the Vodafone network 29 years ago on December 3, 1992.
As Cointelegraph reported, this historic 15-character text message will be auctioned at a one-time auction conducted by Aguttes auction house in France.