How to Start a Boba Tea Business

The Boba tea business is a refreshing way to gain a profitable income as it not merely promotes a typical beverage rather one sweet flavored tea with various tapioca balls.

Before you can open any company it is important to draft what you want out of the business.

This particular type of business involves beverages with sweet tapioca balls or other kind of gelatinous based additions. Therefore you can venture on different tea types and even create your own variations. Though if you are new to this kind of business it would be best to first view other businesses of the similar kind in order ton conceptualize on the basic products up for sale. With this you can draft what products you will be providing. IT would be best to start with the easiest and known popular before venturing further to the kinds that require a lot more ingredients or equipment to create.

With the conceptualization you are able to see just what kind of products you will be offering at your business. Therefore you must be able to identify how you plan on running the business and thus creating an overall business plan. Set long term and short term goals. Be able to identify the needs that should be met within a specific period of time in order to continually develop and innovate the business thus creating a continuously improving one. There are many other things that can be determined from her who includes the budget necessary for this and if everything is covered.

Listing the required materials and equipment, you will then need to search for an appropriate supplier. There are cases when people are willing to sell certain used equipment for a lower price and this may benefit you since second hand equipment may just be as good as the brand new ones. Bearing this in mind realize that a breakdown of the potential expenses will be noted. List down all the potential expenses accordingly and if possible have this list reviewed by an accountant and verified by a lawyer. While you are at it review the legal requirements to open a business which includes the permits, licenses etc.

The financing draft you will be making will determine what you can and cannot afford to do. Purchase what you find you will need to run your business and set up the place accordingly. From the financing draft you will be able to determine what your budget. Use this draft to buy the items and stock your location with all of your needs. After you set up your business you may now start marketing your products and advertising accordingly to your target audience.

74 Comments

  • steve said on April 17, 2013
    we are interested in opening a boba tea shop in los angeles or santa clara area. we are new at this and need help in suppliers and set up. A franchise would be nice if there is any available.
  • Asogi armstrong said on April 20, 2013
    I am interested in opening a boba shop in the phoenix area and need help setting it up.
  • Daryoush / Danny said on June 28, 2013
    We are interested in opening a Boba Tea House in Helsinki-Finland and need help setting it up. Best regards from Finland
  • Dom said on June 29, 2013
    Looking to start a boba the in Las Cruces NM. Any help would be appreciated. Best Regards.
  • MarĂ­a said on July 20, 2013
    I'm interested in startup a boba, and tea drink business in the Southbay area, zip codes and cities are as follow: Redondo Bach Ca, 90278, Torance Ca 90501,Carson ca, 90746. Thanks, Maria
  • My trinh Ho said on July 22, 2013
    I would like to start a boba tea in long beach mississippi . Can you help me .thank you so much
  • Thanh luong said on August 6, 2013
    I really interested to start a boba tea in Charlotte , Nc. Please let me know how.
  • Thuy Nguyen said on September 1, 2013
    Can you please help me startup a bobs tea house in Sugar Land, Texas? Can't wait to hear from you.
  • bossing said on October 22, 2013
    i want to start a boba business in the philippines. i want to train on how to make boba teas.
  • Migzhie said on December 3, 2013
    I want to start a boba business in Montebello Ca 90640. Please assist. Thanks
  • Suzanne said on December 3, 2013
    I want to open up a boba tea shop in MN and need help with setting up information and cost to start. Can't wait to hear back from you.
  • Lisa said on December 14, 2013
    I want to open up a boba tea shop in Nigeria Lagos and need help deciding if a franchise would be better than setting up my own business. If i setup my own business i will need help with suppliers, costs, training ect. Excited to hear back from you.
  • lau said on February 18, 2014
    I am interested to open a bubble tea shop in Italy, Brescia or Milan. Please contact me back. Hope to hear from you soon. Thanks!
  • Jena said on April 8, 2014
    hi I also want to start a boba business in my area in Glendale I have no clue where to start. I hope you can help me
  • sabrina said on April 29, 2014
    i want to start a boba tea shop in houston, tx but i have no clue how. please help me!
  • Andrea said on May 26, 2014
    I would like to start a boba tea shop in Omaha, Ne. Need to know everything I can do to help this happen. I have no idea how to start.
  • Terry Medley said on May 28, 2014
    Trying to start a Baba tea kiosk in mall, could you please help me with supplies, equipment, and kiosk.
  • Maria McKinney said on May 31, 2014
    HI also want to start a boba business in my area Jacksonville NC, I have no clue where to start. I hope you can help me. Maria McKinney
  • Lindsey Rose said on June 4, 2014
    Hi, I would like to start a boba business in Daytona, FL. Hope you can help me. Thanks
  • sanjana sanghi said on June 11, 2014
    I want to open a BOBA shop in Mumbai, India. Please let me know if you can be of any help.
  • Tina Nguyen said on June 15, 2014
    Hi I would like to start BOBA business. I would really appreciate any advices you can give me. I look forward to hear back from you. Thank you very much. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to return your kindness.
  • Christine said on June 16, 2014
    Hi, I'm interested in starting a bubble tea business in Des Moines, IA but I have limited knowledge in this. Any help would be appreciated. Hopefully you will be able to help me out. Thank you.
  • FJ said on June 29, 2014
    Hoping to open a boba tea shop in the Chandler / Gilbert area of Arizona. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
  • neel soni said on July 8, 2014
    Hi ! I wish to get information about the set up of boba tea in Mumbai, India . If there is any franchise available for the same pls let me know . thanx
  • Maria Valdivieso said on August 5, 2014
    Hello, I am interested in opening a boba tea store in Colombia. Please let me know what would I need! Thank you
  • Ryda Nguyen said on August 12, 2014
    Hello, would like to start up a boba tea business in the Springfield Mo area, please help in how I should go about this. Thank you
  • Susan Salgado said on August 19, 2014
    Hello, I'm looking into the bubble tea business, for the North Bay Area of CA, is it better to go with a franchise or private label?
  • Pauline Tang said on September 23, 2014
    If anyone wants to start a Boba tea business franchise, please contact me I have an amazing tea line products. I will send you more info if you're interested. Regards, Pauline 408-767-6133 springlift@gmail.com
  • Kelly said on October 25, 2014
    Interested in opening up Boba tea company in Los Lunas New Mexico. Please send info on how to get started. Thank you.
  • Stephanie Salazar said on October 26, 2014
    I would like to start up a Boba tea company in Rio Rancho NM! Business is booming at the mall and I think it would be awesome to have one outside the mall! Thanks
  • felix arrizurieta said on November 17, 2014
    I want to open up a boba tea shop in orlando florida and need help with setting up information and cost to start. Can't wait to hear back from you
  • angela said on November 30, 2014
    I would like to open a boba tea shop in bowling green ky and need help setting it up, information, and cost thank you
  • Mary said on December 4, 2014
    I would like to start up a Boba Tea Shop in League city, Texas and need information how to get started. Thank you.
  • Katherine said on December 17, 2014
    central MN, saint cloud area.
  • Ozi said on December 19, 2014
    I am interested in opening a bubble tea in Ottawa ON , I need help in starting up can you describe to me the cost of materials and ingredients, also flavours. Thank you
  • Janet said on January 1, 2015
    Hi, I'm interested in starting a boba shop in Spain but am completely new to business and the boba industry. I need a rough estimate about the cost of starting a boba. Thank you and have a great day!
  • Erik Castillo said on January 13, 2015
    Hello I am looking at opening a location in Palmdale, CA. What are the common start up costs associated with a boba shop?
  • Joseph Vu said on January 13, 2015
    Hi, I am looking at a location in Fountain Valley, CA. Can you give me an ideas how to build up the store. Estimate the costs and supplies. Thanks
  • martin le said on January 27, 2015
    I would like to open a boba location in garden grove. Please let me know how and cost of setting up. Thanks
  • Anita Mccart said on February 26, 2015
    I am interested in starting a Boba tea In las vegas. I need a rough estimate about the cost. Thank You and God bless.
  • Julie than said on March 1, 2015
    Hi I'm interested to starting a boba tea in tx. Need information how to set up. Thanks
  • Michelle said on March 12, 2015
    Hello, I'm interested in opening up a Boba place in Texas. Would love to have more info. Thanks!
  • Fabian said on March 22, 2015
    Hi I'm interested in starting a Boba Tea in NM any information would be greatly appreciated thank you.
  • Paolo Cachola said on March 26, 2015
    Thinking of opening a Tea House in the Murrieta, CA. I have a great ideas as far as the menu and stuff that I know would be good hits. I would like to get some information as far a capital to start the business. So far, there are only 2 boba places around the Temecula area.
  • Jawed Dhanani said on April 15, 2015
    Hi I am interested in starting a Boba tea in Bothell WA can you send me information regarding Boba tea I would really appreciated thank
  • monica noriz said on May 17, 2015
    I'm looking into opening a boba place in Guadalupe, Ca. Please need info.
  • jimmy la said on June 7, 2015
    Hi, I am interested in starting a Boba Tea House in Orange county, CA. Please help me information. Thank.
  • Andrea H. said on June 17, 2015
    Hi, I am interested in starting a Boba Tea House in Elk Grove, CA any further information would be for start up ( approx. costs) would helpful. Thank you. Andrea
  • Bonnie V. said on June 17, 2015
    Hi, I am interested in starting a business in the Fullerton, CA area and I am new to this business. Any further information and an estimate of how much it will cost to start up would be very helpful. Thank You.
  • Jenny said on June 24, 2015
    i would like to start a boba tea store in Rosemead, Ca
  • Tam said on July 8, 2015
    I live in San Antonio, TX. I like to open boba tea store, but I need information to set up, please help me. Thanks
  • Sally le said on July 10, 2015
    I have a Chinese Restaurant, I like to add boba tea in the menu. Please advise. Tucson Arizona
  • Nancy said on August 29, 2015
    Hi I live in bakersfield ca. Would love information about opening a boba shop. Estimated cost to start would be awesome. Thanks!
  • Anne said on September 12, 2015
    Would like to get costs and estimates on opening a boba tea shop in Chandler.
  • you heard me said on October 4, 2015
    anybody serious to invest in boba tea or any dumb shit tea , stop writing bs here and start ur bob-fkin-a-tea rite nau
  • RK said on November 4, 2015
    Hello, I would like to start a boba tea shop in seattle. I am completely new to boba tea shop and never own a business before. I need help for setting up this boba tea shop and get all the supplies and equipment. Thanks
  • Shelly said on February 27, 2016
    I never own a business of any kind but think want to start a Boba tea and tea beverage store. I would like some idea on where exactly I need to start of?
  • Phu said on April 7, 2016
    Hi, I would like to start a boba tea shop in Gilbert AZ. I am very new to this business. I need help for setting up this boba tea shop and where to buy the supplies and equipment. I already have a space and going to to sign a lease contract. Thanks
  • Emily said on August 23, 2016
    I am also new to this but would like to start a boba tea shop soon. Any help with this would be great. Thanks!
  • Yankie said on September 26, 2016
    Want to start up a new boba business, need help to get set up, thanks
  • Jing Vega said on October 16, 2016
    I am interested in starting boba business in Kihei, Hawaii. Please advise.
  • Krissy Ly said on October 19, 2016
    Hi , i'm interested in opening a boba tea house in Resesa close to CSUN . Would you give me some idea how to start and how much . Thanks :)
  • Ashok said on October 22, 2016
    Hi although I live in us I would like your advice of opening boba tea house business in Puebla, Mexico. I would like to know how I can source the material in us or in Mexico?
  • phuongduong said on December 6, 2016
    I would like to start a boba tea shop in Kansas . I am very new to this business. I already have space and can you tell me all information Thanks
  • sabina trichery said on January 18, 2017
    I would like to start a Boba Tea shop in OC Cali. I'm new at this and need some advice on how to start the business. Please help. Thank you so much. Sabrina
  • John said on January 24, 2017
    Hi, I am interested in opening a boba shop in CO. Need advice/info on how to get started. Thank You!
  • Nhu tran said on February 7, 2017
    I would like to open a boba shop in North Dakota, please help me with advices and where should I start. Thank you
  • Phu said on February 9, 2017
    I am interesting open new one ! Please, advice!
  • Thao said on February 20, 2017
    I am interested and want to know more detail information on opening boba tea shop.
  • Annie said on May 14, 2017
    i am interested open a new boba shop in greenville SC. i am so new to this and would like to hear some advise how to start the business. Thank you for ur time
  • Jasmine said on December 29, 2017
    i'm interested in opening up a boba shop in Hawaii. Please help
  • jody N said on May 2, 2018
    I have a space to open a tea house, would you please contact and help me to start the business in orange county, ca. usa. thanks so much.
  • Lili said on February 18, 2020
    Hi! Can you provide an idea of costs involved in a boba-tea business. I have a great location but rent is high so need to get better grasp of costs. Thanks!
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