Edible Non-Fungible Tokens (truffle NFTs) aren’t a new concept; nowadays, anything can be tokenized. Even the rarest and most sought-after fungus are available.
Bernard Planche, a French truffle producer, didn’t hesitate to hurry into his backyard to pick out one of his largest truffles, elated by the popularity and money that non-fungible token creators (NFTs) have received for their digital arts. He already had a plan in place for the truffle’s fate: he was going to turn it into an NFT.
The auction will be held on OpenSea, and the winner will have two alternatives for paying for the truffle: cryptocurrencies or cash. The buyer will be the proud owner of the massive truffle, but that’s not all. They will also receive an NFT to verify the authenticity of the certificate, as well as a copy of the physical certificate.
You’d best hurry if you want a gigantic truffle in your life, because the bidding closes today.
r of the auction will be invited to attend a special day of truffle-hunting demonstrations (looking for truffles with dogs or pigs) in Bernard Planche’s estate in Saint-Cirq-Madelon, in the Périgord,” according to the OpenSea blurb. The day will come to a close with a supper prepared on site by the Surprise du Chef!”
The truffle is the world’s most popular edible fungus. It weights between 2 to 18 ounces on average. Planche’s truffle, on the other hand, is three times the size. Although it is not the world’s largest truffle, its qualities make it extremely unusual.
Bernard’s goal is to not only generate money, but also to convince customers that his huge fungi are genuine. And it is for this reason that the blockchain was created.
He intended to show how modern technology may be utilized to support and even promote long-standing cultural traditions, he stated.
Tokenization has made its way into the food industry.
Although auctioning a truffle as an NFT is unusual, foodstuffs have long been a part of the NFT universe. Producers want to demonstrate the authenticity of their products, not just generate money. As a result, a number of entrepreneurs are utilizing blockchain to advertise their gastronomic endeavors. Boston LegitFish is one of the most well-known businesses, having used technology to track its items since 2018. For at least a half-decade, Ecogistix has been doing the same thing.
QR tags were attached to six million Burger King meal cartons in a recent campaign. Scanning the codes resulted in the creation of a digital collectible. There would be a bonus if you gathered all of the NFTs, such as a phone call from a celebrity who was sponsoring the campaign. LILHUDDY, a media personality, Brazilian singer Anitta, and American rapper Nelly were among the celebrities on the guest list.
A large number of independent eateries have joined the NFT bandwagon. The Flyfish Club, the world’s first NFT restaurant, will debut in 2023, according to Gary Vaynerchuk, founder of restaurant reservation service Resy.
The Flyfish Club claims to be the world’s first private eating club for members exclusively. As an NFT, membership is purchased on the blockchain. The token bearer gains entrance to the restaurant and is able to participate in a variety of gastronomic, cultural, and social activities.