How Gong Cha Has Grown Into a Bubble Tea Industry Leader

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Bubble tea is quickly becoming a popular choice in the beverage space, and Gong cha is leading the industry with our dynamic menu and mouthwatering flavors. Gong cha’s rapid growth is attributed to many factors, including the superior quality of our products, our strong training programs, and the unparalleled ongoing support we provide our franchise owners. Continue reading to learn more about how Gong cha has quickly become a fan-favorite and bubble tea industry leader.


Gong cha is committed to providing top-quality products. Whether your guests are craving classic flavors or want to sip on a customizable concoction that blows away their tastebuds, there is something for everyone who walks through your doors to enjoy. We also understand that we live in an era with a high demand for Instagrammable moments, which is why our products not only taste delightful but are also ready for their close up—with or without a filter.

Being able to provide such a flavorful variety of options to guests is part of what can help you stand out as a franchise owner with Gong cha. Moreover, with additional seasonal menus to add to the mix, guests always have something to look forward to when they visit your tea franchise and bring in consistent business throughout the year.


Bubble tea is far from a trendy product. After decades of steadily rising popularity, the high demand for this delicious treat is showing no signs of slowing down. Gong cha is leading the bubble tea industry by not only using exceptional ingredients to create our first-class products but by also finding tasty and innovative ways to satisfy your guests’ cravings.

On a global level, the Gong cha brand store count grew 17% year-over-year from 2020 to 2021. In the United States, Gong cha’s yearly store growth has nearly tripled since 2018. We are keeping up with the high demand for bubble tea and franchise owners are joining us in our quest to deliver this sweet treat to tea drinkers all over the world. Together, we can help you capitalize on this growing interest and bring our beloved drinks to your market.


At Gong cha, we provide a vast amount of guidance to our franchise owners to help them grow a thriving bubble tea business. You can receive the operational training, dedicated support, access to premium ingredients, and established processes you need to delight your guests, so they are excited to keep coming back for more. Additionally, the training we provide includes product knowledge, staff training, product preparation, and more. We want to ensure you have all the essential tools you need to build a flourishing tea franchise with us.


If you are ready to find out more about why Gong cha stands out in the bubble tea franchise world, our team is ready to talk to you about what it takes to become a franchise owner with us. Call us today to learn more about this tasty business opportunity!

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