The U.S. is seeing a massive shortage of boba — or bubble tea — as tapioca starch shipments from overseas are delayed due to the recent shipping disaster in the Suez Canal, among other reasons.
Tommy Huang, senior sales manager at Hayward’s Leadway International Inc., one of Northern California’s largest boba suppliers, predicted tapioca pearls would become a luxury “in the next week or so” due to the shortage, according to the SF Chronicles.
An Ethiopian woman accused an Asian-owned boba tea shop of “stealing Black culture” by claiming an African American slang for its name.
The incident, which was caught on video, took place at Trap Tea in Aurora, Colorado last Friday.
Bubble tea lovers who like high sugar levels might want to rethink their orders as a new study has found that the consumption of sugary drinks is linked to a higher risk of developing certain types of cancer.
The study, which appeared in the BMJ medical journal on Thursday, involved a survey of over 100,000 adults by a team of researchers in France. The researchers conducted the survey to evaluate the association between the consumption of sugary drinks and the risks of overall cancer, as well as specific types.
These new boba drinks look so good, Pokemon fans would definitely want to “catch ‘em all.”
Bubble tea lovers in Japan are in for a special treat from the Pokémon Company with the upcoming release of its official Pokémon boba this month.
Boba-loving women in Asia are participating in a new online “challenge” that involves them drinking bubble tea without the use of their hands.
In this online trend, women with large breasts are sharing images of themselves drinking the popular beverage while using their boobs for support.
If watching the “Detective Pikachu” film earlier this month got you wanting for more Pokémon goodness, maybe a tall glass of Pokémon bubble tea can quench that thirst.
OneZo Tapioca, a bubble tea shop in Ontario, Canada, recently launched a new Pokémon-inspired bubble tea that has Pokéballs in it, according to Narcity.
However, one music producer took boba to an entirely new level by using the popular milk tea topping as a musical instrument.
The irresistible bubble tea seems to be all the rage these days, so if you’re a self-diagnosed “bobaddict” with tendencies to consume the drink way more than most people would, it’s probably time to hear a word from health experts.
Meet Donna Chen, a popular dietitian from Taiwan whose expertise of more than 13 years include nutrition, food research and development, preventive healthcare and weight loss management, to name a few.
More White Rabbit-flavored treats are popping up to satisfy everyone’s cravings for that popular Chinese candy brand that we all loved as kids.
There’s no greater tragedy to a bubble tea lover like Lindsay Lee than accidentally dropping her favorite beverage and watching helplessly as that sweet, sweet goodness spills to the ground.
So when she admittedly “messed up” earlier this month and dropped 20 Canadian Dollars ($15) worth of Chatime bubble tea during a commute, she decided to contact Chatime on social media.
One milk tea offering from a company in the Philippines intends to satisfy cravings for a group of friends or just one very thirsty bubble tea lover.
Gallontea, as the name suggests, offers its Classic Milk Tea per gallon for just 500 Philippine pesos ($9.50) and its Wintermelon Milk Tea variant for 600 PHP ($11.50) per gallon.