Dec. 23, 2015 By Michael Florio
The self-proclaimed “world’s leading bubble tea chain” is opening a shop in the heart of Jackson Heights.
CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice, a Taiwanese company, will open at 37-01 82nd St., according to Leslie Ramos, Executive Director of the 82nd Street Partnership.
Kent Realty, the firm handling the property, confirmed the opening, stating that the teashop should be open by the early spring.
CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice’s menu traditionally consists of fruit teas such as passion fruit green tea and lemon black tea. It also includes milk teas, fresh teas, slushes and smoothies, according to the company website.
The menu also features chocolate milk teas and tea lattes, such as a black tea latte, Japanese matcha tea latte and winter melon juice latte.
The first CoCo shop opened in 1997 in Tamsui, Taiwan, according to the company website. The company now has 1,500 shops worldwide, including in China, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and South Africa.
There are several shops in California and New York, with numerous locations in Queens, including in Elmhurst, Flushing and Bayside.
CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice did not respond to requests for comment.