NFTs to assist brewers and farmers protect UNESCO Belgian beer heritage
Brewers and farmers from Belgian Barrels Alliance (BBA) have partnered with Zeromint to supply nonfungible tokens (NFTs) aimed toward preserving the UNESCO acknowledged Belgian beer tradition and heritage.
As part of the partnership, Zeromint will mint and supply unique NFTs on the GoChain blockchain, which will likely be made obtainable for worldwide beer followers by way of BBA. Starting right now, the group will run a number of BBA NFT assortment tasks round sustainability and the preservation of Belgian beer heritage for the subsequent 14 days.
According to the official assertion, the primary Belgian Barrels NFT public sale will likely be used to recruit 11 members for appearing in a BBA-produced film titled Belgian Barrels:
“The aim of the movie project is to further eternalize the Belgian Beer history through a professional cinematic movie production, which BBA plans to promote and distribute globally.”
In addition, the NFT winners will be a part of a whitelist VIP entry to all BBA occasions and entry to classic beer menus and unique bottles at BBA golf equipment. “Eighty percent (80%) of the revenue generated from the NFT auction will go towards a local charity in Belgium,” the announcement acknowledged. Tom De Block, Co-founder of the Belgian Barrels Alliance added:
“Belgian beer is not just beer. It is a rich and complex history about old families and true people that became legends. It is simply an honor to open some of their bottles and to tell their story.”
The Alliance additionally plans to launch NFTs initiatives to advertise tree plantations and be taught specialised artisan expertise and traditions along with constructing engagement and reward alternatives for beer followers and fans.
Related: Vodafone auctions world’s first SMS ‘Merry Christmas’ as NFT for charity
British telco large Vodafone introduced plans to create an NFT of the world’s first Short Message Service (SMS) and public sale the proceedings to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (the UN Refugee Agency).
The SMS, that reads “Merry Christmas,” was despatched 29 years in the past over the Vodafone community on Dec 3, 1992, to Richard Jarvis, an worker on the time.
As Cointelegraph reported, the historic 15 character-long SMS will likely be auctioned off in a one-off sale carried out by the Aguttes Auction House in France.