Chatime is a Taiwanese global teahouse chain with over 2500 locations in 38 countries. It was founded in 2005 in Taiwan and expanded through franchising.
Chatime is the largest teahouse franchise in the world and offers a variety of drinks including milk tea, fresh tea, fruit tea, “oriental pop tea,” “QQ” jelly, mousse, juices, smoothies and coffee. Its parent company, La Kaffa International Co Ltd, is publicly listed in Taiwan and the brand’s best-selling drink is its pearl milk tea.
Toppings such as pearls and “QQ” jelly (a mixture of pearls and nata de coco) are available. Some products are limited to specific countries, like the three flavors offered in Malaysia in collaboration with Horlicks.