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Bubble tea is blend of either iced or hot tea shaken or stirred with either fruit or milk. To top it off you can choose to add either tapioca pearls or various flavors of fruit pearls to your drink to make it a bubble tea. Bubble tea can also be made with icecream, mixed with either fruit or syrup.

Bubble tea can be made in a limitless number of variants and the bubbles deliver the  customer a unique experience while also providing a great looking drink. The drink usually served in a tall glass or a plastic takeaway cup. Using an extra wide straw the bubbles can be slurped.

THE INSPIRE FOOD COMPANY consists of two platforms, namely:

Regular webshop:

The regular webshop is usually used by customers who place small and medium-sized orders. On this webshop it is possible to buy our products per piece.

Wholesale webshop (B2B):

The wholesale webshop is mostly used by customers placing large orders. We only offer pallet shipments. The products can only be bought per box.

  • Shipping: We recommend a minimum order value of € 1000.00.
  • Pick-up shipping: We recommend a minimum order value of € 500.00. The order can be picked up from us in Utrecht 24 hours after receipt of payment.  

Our products are mostly made in the country where bubble tea originally comes from, Taiwan. Where possible we try to find local products. We do this from a sustainability point of view. What doesn't need to be shipped over sea we prefer not to do. We always make sure we can deliver the best quality bubble tea products.

We do not have a physical shop or bubble tea shop where you can buy our products. We are a distributor who sells the full range of bubble tea products to both business and private customers.

On our website you can find everything from A to Z to start a bubble tea business. We offer all the ingredients as well as the necessary accessories and machines.

We do not offer free samples. To try our products, we advise you to order small quantities of various flavours. You can also use one of the starter kits. With these kits you can make about 200 pieces of bubble tea. 

The stock on our website is always up to date. Here you can find out if a product is in stock. We always do our best to keep our stock up to date. Unfortunately, it may happen that a product is sold out. Should you wish to purchase a product that has been sold out, we offer the option of leaving your email address with the product. As soon as we replenish the stock you will receive an email from us. In this way you can be sure that you don't miss out on anything!

Unfortunately it is not possible to make an appointment to visit us. We do not have a showroom or physical bubble tea shop. We are able to help all our customers via phone, email and our website. 

You can take a look at our youtube channel. There you can find a number of videos about how to make bubble tea.


We recommend the following standard fruit tea ingredients:

  • Jasmine green tea
  • Premium fruit syrup
  • Fructose
  • Fruit pearls

We recommend the following standard ingredients milk tea:

  • Assam Black Tea
  • Powder: Premium Taro, Premium Thai Milk Tea, Black Milk Tea
  • Tapioca


In addition, the following accessories:

  • Plastic cups
  • Lids for the cups
  • Straws
  • Cocktail shakers
  • Measuring cups
  • Pearl scoops
  • Tea strainer
  • Thermos

To prepare bubble tea for a shop, you need the following machines:

The decision for or against buying a machine is very individual. Some customers buy the machines after they have been able to sell more than 200 bubble teas per day.

You can take a look at our youtube channel. There you can find a number of videos about how to make bubble tea. However, we recommend that you ignore the standard recipes. Because your customers might not like them at all. Invite a group of people, start experimenting and start learning what flavours people like in your country.

Buy an electric cooking plate to cook the tapioca. You can also use a rice cooker. Even if you have little space, you can still cook tapioca!

Bubble tea is perfect for a: Bubble Tea Shop, Coffee Shop, Snack Shop, Restaurant, Smoothie Shop, Juice Bar, Ice Cream Parlour, Snack Bar, Donut Shops etc. You can easily sell bubble tea as a side product in your shop!

Unfortunately, we do not (yet) have any opportunities for workshops. We hope to be able to offer this in the future. Until now we have always been able to help our customers by phone or email.

We ship our products to: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, LithuaniaLuxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, SanMarino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain & Sweden. If your country is not listed here, please let us know at We will then look at the possibilities.

We ship our products with UPS. If your order consists of more than 8 boxes, they will be shipped with Dachser.

Shipping costs are not included in the price. These are calculated according to the weight of your package. However, we do offer free shipping costs from certain amounts. For this, it is best to take a look at Delivery time & shipping costs

This depends on the country. Please refer to the detailed page for Delivery time & shipping costs. You will always receive a track and trace code once your package has been picked up for shipping. Delivery time & shipping costs

We have a separate website for wholesale orders. Here, our products are shipped per pallet

Unfortunately, we do not offer this possibility for our regular webshop. This is only possible for orders placed via our wholesale business.

Our department store for the online shop is in Germany. As a German customer, it is therefore not possible to take advantage of the VAT exemption for orders in the online shop. You can then ask the tax authorities for a VAT refund. 

This is not a problem. VAT is always calculated on the basis of the country to which the goods are shipped. You can reclaim the VAT from your own tax authority. 

If you have entered the number, you can use the VAT exemption provided that you are not a German customer for the online shop. 

Our tapioca bags have an expiry date on them. We recommend that you stick to this. 

We recommend using the tapioca within a few days. This way, you avoid wasting it. Storing it longer will reduce the quality of the tapioca. 

Tapioca is made from cassava. They are chewy balls. It has no strong taste but adds texture to a drink.

We recommend using the tapioca within one day. It is best to store it at room temperature. 

Go to our returns page. Fill in the return form so that your return is registered with us. We will then contact you for the next steps.