Now’s the Time to Join Gong Cha’s United States Expansion

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Gong cha has been a leader in the bubble tea industry since it began in the early 2000s. Today, our premier brand has nearly 1,800 locations in 23 countries and is expected to exceed 500 U.S. stores by 2025. If you’re looking for a business opportunity with a franchise that continues to be on the path for incredible growth, Gong cha may be the perfect choice for your portfolio. Continue reading to learn more about our United States expansion and why now is the time to join our tea franchise.


Gong cha recently signed three master franchisee deals, awarding territory rights for the states of Louisiana, Colorado, and Michigan. These deals alone are expected to contribute to our franchise’s growth in the U.S. by an additional 60 stores over the next five years.

Moreover, the bubble tea industry in itself is a fast-growing industry in the beverage and fast casual space. During the first half of 2021, orders of bubble milk tea increased by 505%, according to Grubhub. It’s anticipated that the global bubble tea market will reach $3.9 billion by the end of 2027.


At Gong cha, we’ve originated some of the strongest innovations and have remained committed to quality since our doors first opened, which is how we’ve amassed a loyal consumer base that knows and trusts our brand. When you become a franchise owner with us, you’ll benefit from the recognition of being part of a well-established brand. Guests will associate you with high-quality, authentic bubble tea.

Joining us also means becoming part of Gong cha’s journey as we continue to dominate the bubble tea industry like no other. All you need is the drive, the passion, and the ability to lead.


Bubble tea is loved by many, especially by the Millennial and Gen Z demographics. These groups are looking for delicious flavors and something that’ll look great on their social media feeds, and Gong cha’s products deliver every time. From the craveable teas we serve to our exceptional service and aesthetically pleasing environments, Gong cha is dedicated to giving guests an experience that’ll keep them coming back for more. With more than 600 possible drink combinations, your guests will have plenty of drink options to try every time they visit your location.


Gong cha is a rapidly growing franchise in an industry that is showing no signs of slowing down, so now is the time to take advantage of this incredible opportunity and join us as a franchise owner. Our team is looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about the industry and believe in the brand. Schedule a call with us today to request more information, so you can get started on paving your future with Gong cha. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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