Also known as “tapioca” or “pearls”, boba originated in Taiwan and are made of the starch derived from cassava root. Boba is often the topping of choice in bubble tea beverages. When prepared perfectly, boba is sweet, soft, chewy, and translucent with a gummy bear-like texture. Tea Zone Tapioca is packaged and vacuum sealed, allowing a shelf life of six (6) months. Tea Zone offers regular tapioca, “Grade A” tapioca, tiny tapioca, green tea tapioca (seasonal) and white tapioca (seasonal).