Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.
Black Tapioca Pearls
Our black tapioca pearls are the perfect "bubbles" in bubble tea, and can also be used in desserts. Also known as boba, black tapioca pearls are small, round balls made from tapioca starch - sweet and somewhat gummy. These are the same boba pearls as those used at gourmet bubble tea shops.
In the 1980s, one Taiwanese tea stand had the bright idea of adding tapioca pearls to their frothy tea drinks to create imaginative and tasty beverages. Because these drinks had bubbles at the top (the froth) and at the bottom (the pearls), they became known as bubble tea. Bubble tea is especially popular in Taiwan, although it is also enjoyed all over the world.
Black tapioca pearls can be added to pretty much any drink to make bubble tea: green tea, black tea, fruit-flavored tea mixes, and even coffee. Bubble tea can be served hot, cold, sweetened, with cream, with milk, or plain. However, the essential element of this versatile drink is the black tapioca pearls that sink to the bottom.
Bubble tea is also known as boba tea, boba drink, pearl tea, black pearl tea pearl milk tea, and tapioca tea. We also sell bubble tea straws, which are the perfect size to suck up these boba pearls from the bottom of your cup.
1. Boil 8 cups of water.
2. Slowly stir in 1 cup of tapioca pearls.
3. Turn heat to medium and boil for 25 minutes without lid (stir occasionally).
4. Turn off heat, put on lid, and let sit for 30 minutes.
5. Rinse with cool water until tapioca pearls cool down.
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Fantas Lee, Federal Way, WA July 23, 2011
“The Tapioca balls were so delicious! And the straws were perfect! Thank you so much Nuts online ! ”
LIsa, Vero Beach, Florida July 1, 2011
“I received the wonderful Chocolate covered Gooseberries & Bubble Tea Supplies & am excited about making my first passion Fruit Bubble Tea before the 4th of July !”
Mary E Puhala, Sahuarita, AZ June 29, 2011
“Just got my order today...can't wait to make bubble tea for my granddaughters!
Shipment came fast!
Thanks for the sample of chia seeds...that was a nice bonus!
Kathleen Blackwood, Fountain, Colorado June 25, 2011
“Got package yesterday as was supposed to. Very happy everything was good, packaged good, cant wait to try the boba tea, always happy to get your products and liked the freebie the mochi rice cakes, might just order a larger pack next time as the kids liked them. Thank you for quality products.”
Tom, Fairfax, Va May 11, 2011
“5 Stars all around..These people are on top of their product and service!! I will be a returning customer”
nadinemcgarry-smith April 8, 2011
“So far, so good! Placing my order was easy--my shipment arrived the next day! Wow! 'Liking it so far!! 'Will definitely recommend to my friends and family!”
Wanda March 21, 2011
“WOW! Great product for a great price. Tapioca balls were really fresh. Other tapioca balls i get from the asian market are hard and takes along time too cook. But the tapioca balls i got from you guys were so soft i smash it with my fingers! The flavor powder was great! The shipping was a normal three days. Will be ordering again with you. Thanks! ”
Carly, Morgantown, WV October 26, 2010
“I was really impressed with how quickly the order came and how great the product was! Can't wait to order again:)”
Nereida, Nutley, NJ July 13, 2010
“First time ordering from Nuts On Line and was really impressed order came so quickly and packed so well that everything was intact. Also loved that they use earth friendly packing!”
Julie, Meadville, PA May 13, 2010
“Wow! Super fast shipping and delicious products! My family tried bubble tea for the first time last night and loved it!I had it in January during a trip to Australia and couldn't wait to get some at home. Great prices, as well. Thanks! ”
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Jamie, Utah May 22, 2013
“AMAZING!! Ordered the boba tapioca pearls! These are the best! I've searched everywhere. These are just like the ones at major boba drink places! I will be ordering more! Thanks Nuts.com I am so happy to have found you!!!”
Serving Size 30g (~1.1 oz.)
(Approx. 15.2 Servings/Pound)
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Starch, water, caramel, flavoring
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing.
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