What are Popping Boba & Boba Made of? What’s the Difference?

What is Popping Boba Made of?

Using spherification method to wrap up fruit juice in alginate balls.
The fruit juice and flavor are fully released in mouth once bitten, creating fun and unforgettable drinking experience

Flavor options of Popping Bobas?

We have various popping boba flavors: passion fruit, strawberry, Lychee, rainbow, peach, mango, green mango, orange, blueberry, cherry, kiwi, pomegranate, pineapple, yogurt, lemon, etc. All flavors can be mixed with black, green, and oolong tea.

Differences between Popping Boba & Boba?

Popping boba is fruit juice balls covered by alginate membrane. The fruit juice and flavor are fully released in mouth once bitten
Boba is made of tapioca starch mixed with water and sugar.
Cooked Tapioca boba will have a natural chewy texture.

How to make Popping Bobas?

(1) Step 1:Choose your preferred juice.
(2) Step 2:Mix juice and alginate in certain ratio.
(3) Step 3:Drip juice into calcium lactate solution.
(4) Step 4:Stand the solution until it reacts.
(5) Step 5:When a layer is formed, rinse juice balls with water.
(6) Step 6:Now the popping boba is ready to consume


The colorful appearance and unique texture of popping boba have made it one of the most popular toppings worldwide. It mixes very well with all kinds of teas and drinks and provides satisfying experiences to customers. For commercial usage, choosing suppliers with 3rd party inspection and certification is highly recommended. Contact Pei Chen today to find out more about our diverse and high quality tea ingredients

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