Brands Bring Boba Tea to RTD, Frozen Formats

If you live in a major U.S. city, chances are you’re not too far from a boba tea shop. The indulgent Taiwanese beverage, also known as bubble tea or occasionally “Black Pearl” tea, was invented in the 1980s and is defined by the addition of marble-sized tapioca “pearls” – boba – to sugary milk tea, and traditionally is drank through an oversized straw that allows the boba to be consumed one at a time.
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