- A milk tea brand in China was recalled after customers complained that its packaging looks alarmingly similar to laundry detergent bottles.
- The Thai milk tea packaging, designed by Nanyeli Thai Food Restaurant in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, used a handle, lid and label design similar to those of laundry detergent and cleaning products.
- Customers were concerned that the packaging could harm children by leading them to believe that laundry detergent bottles contain milk tea.
- Nanyeli Thai Food Restaurant will be launching an investigation into the design of the milk tea product.
A milk tea brand with packaging that has a striking resemblance to laundry detergent bottles has been recalled after customers feared that children may mistakenly drink cleaning products believing it to be milk tea.
Nanyeli Thai Food Restaurant, based in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, produce the Thai-style milk tea with packaging that uses a label, handle and lid design similar to those of laundry detergent bottles. Three of the restaurant’s chain outlets were selling the milk tea products in 500ml bottles across Nanjing.
Boba chains in New York City are selling boba drinks in limited-edition egg-shaped containers.
I’Milky, founded originally as Mu Bai in Taiwan in 2017, had previously sold their Magic Eggs collectibles in April and May in 2021. This year, the international chain brought back their three Magic Egg drinks exclusively at their Midtown and Williamsburg locations in New York City.
The hot beverage, officially “Crunchy Milk Tea with Brown Sugar Jelly,” is The Alley Canada’s first new drink of 2021, available at locations in Vancouver (985 Hornby St.) and Richmond (8368 Capstan Way).
If you are a “bobaddict,” then you will love these milk tea inspired shoes by Vans, the latest addition to their Old Skool line.
The shoes come in “Gentle Milk Cream,” “Hazelnut Flavor” and “Smoked Milk Tea,” which sound good enough to drink. They retail at about $78 a pair.
“Bobaddiction” has just reached a new level in Thailand, where it has now taken the form of a body lotion.
Just in time for the New Year, local beauty brand Mistine launched its Milk Tea Body Lotion, made from actual black tea and milk!
A Malaysian woman was able to save enough money for a round-trip ticket to Taiwan using four months-worth of boba tea money.
The Malaysian Facebook user shared last month that her friend pointed out the total cost of bubble tea she had consumed from January to April was equivalent to a round-trip ticket to Thailand.
A strange new challenge has surfaced in Japan which involves people taking selfies with boba pearls shoved up their noses.
Bopomofocafe, owned by Wong Fu Productions’ Philip Wang, recently posted a picture on Instagram that appears to be a tweet that says: “Wow! Can’t believe they finally made a boba/bubble tea emoji! And it looks like a BPMF cup!” accompanied by a few boba emojis and the hashtag #WorldEmojiDay.
A private medical institution in Singapore has released a report warning milk tea drinkers about the high sugar content of the popular beverage.
The report, published by nonprofit tertiary care facility Mount Alvernia Hospital on Friday, compared the sugar and calorie levels of various types of bubble teas and their toppings. While the report noted that green and black teas help in reducing the risk of diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, and cancer, it pointed out how they increase the risk of chronic diseases when consumed in bubble tea form.
A 16-year-old teenager in eastern China ended up fighting for his life after being diagnosed with blood sugar levels 20 times higher than that of the average person.
The alleged cause for his abnormal sugar intake was a daily of of boba tea, among other sugary drinks and food.
Besides being Asia’s unofficial continental drink, milk tea has now inspired irresistible hair colors.
Salons in countries such as Japan and Singapore have supposedly begun offering hues like that of the beverage, with women sharing their new looks using the hashtag #milkteahair on Instagram.