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Gong Cha, Heinz launch ketchup-flavored ‘boba’ in Singapore

  • Gong Cha Singapore has teamed up with Heinz to introduce ketchup-flavored “boba.”
  • The tomato drinks – which are served without pearls – are priced at 7.80 SGD (approximately $5) per bottle and come in two flavors: “Pomato Bomb” (tomato, pear and pomegranate) and “Berry Mary” (tomato and raspberry).
  • The Gong Cha x Heinz collaboration was released in Singapore on Sept. 29.

While it may sound like an early April Fools’ joke, Gong Cha Singapore has collaborated with Heinz to introduce ketchup-flavored “boba” – without pearls.

The new tomato drinks, a curveball that many Gong Cha and Heinz fans did not see coming, were released in Singapore on Sept. 29 as part of Gong Cha’s Tomato BBT (bubble tea) series.

Gong Cha names former Five Guys chief as new global CEO 

  • International bubble tea chain Gong Cha has named former Five Guys CEO Paul Reynish as its new global CEO, replacing Gong Cha Group founder and chairperson Martin Berry. 
  • The appointment is part of the chain’s plan to accelerate expansion in the U.S. and other international territories.
  • Reynish has over 25 years of international experience with high-profile brands such as Dunkin’, Subway and Burger King.
  • Berry, who has retained his role as chairperson of Gong Cha, is credited with growing Gong Cha from a Taiwan-based chain to a global franchise with over 1,400 locations around the world. 
  • In a statement, Berry said Reynish’s past work experience “make[s] him the ideal leader to build upon the momentum we’ve created over the past several years.”

International bubble tea chain Gong Cha has named former Five Guys CEO Paul Reynish as its new global CEO in a bid to speed up the chain’s expansion in the U.S. and other international territories. 

While the appointment was announced on Aug. 1, Reynish had already assumed the role on July 15, succeeding Gong Cha Group founder and chairperson Martin Berry.

Australian couple who bonded through boba marries in Gong Cha shop

Gong Cha Wedding

An Australia-based couple delighted social media users after sharing their recent wedding at a bubble tea shop in Brisbane on December 8th.

In a now-viral post in the popular Facebook group Subtle Asian Traits, a 25-year-old Singaporean man named Leonard Pang shared images of his wedding with his 22-year-old Australian wife Gina at a Gong Cha outlet in Brisbane.