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Small Pearl Tapioca


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Small Pearl Tapioca is used to make traditional old-fashioned tapioca pudding, an all-American favorite dessert.

We are always keeping things new and exciting around Bob's Red Mill, so the package you have may vary slightly from the one you see here, but we always promise the same wholesome product.



Grown in the tropics, the cassava or tapioca plant produces a fleshy edible root stock. A nutritious starch is extracted from cassava and formed into "pearls". Our Small Pearl Tapioca contains no sulfites or other additives. Tapioca pearls are practically flavorless on their own but soak up the flavor of what they are cooked or soaked in. They can be used in desserts and sweetened drinks, and as a thickener in puddings, pies and jellies.

Small Pearl Tapioca is most famous for its use in traditional old-fashioned tapioca pudding, an all-American favorite dessert. Try our delicious tapioca pudding recipe on the back of this package. For a variation, add fruit or chocolate. Cooked Tapioca Pearls are also used in boba tea or bubble tea, a popular Asian drink. For something different, try our Small Pearl Tapioca pearls in savory dishes like vegetable or cream-based soups and dumplings.

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Customer Reviews 5 item(s)

Tapioca Perfection!
Bob's Redmill tapioca is the best tapioca product that I have ever used. I was brought up by my mom using the "red box." The "red box" does not compare or even come close to this product. Bob's tapioca pearls make a wonderful tapioca pudding with great flavor and a light as air texture. The tapioca pearls are not big nor stiff like other brands. This tapioca produced pudding that was perfectly light and creamy. Well done Bob's Redmill! Your recipe for tapioca pudding on the label is perfection.
Review by Sydney / (Posted on 9/21/2015)
Bob's Red Mill Tapioca Pudding = HEAVEN!
Seriously the best tapioca I have ever made.|It has thickness and consistency of store bought "tubs" of tapioca but this is WAY BETTER!! I also have two of the red boxes in the cupboard that I don't want to use now. |It is soooo worth the time soaking the tapioca, stirring until it boils, and waiting for the end product. Delicious Cold and Hot.|Best Comfort food. Review by Christina / (Posted on 6/14/2013)
This is the ONLY tapioca to have. It is the really good old-fashioned creamy but elegant tapioca pudding you remember as a kid ... in a word: wonderful!! Review by Elle / (Posted on 1/27/2011)
I tried this for the first time today. I've been looking for an alternative to the "red box" and was delighted with the results. While it takes a little longer to prepare it was worth it. Very flavorful. Review by Tapioca Lover / (Posted on 1/16/2011)
Best tapioca ever
I love warm tapioca pudding. It was a staple when I was growing up and now, it's high on my list of comfort foods. The "red box" you get in the grocery has long been one of my pantry staples. Then I found Bob's tapioca. There is no comparison. Yes, it takes longer to make and, in a world where instant is too long, letting tapioca sit for 30 minutes before you start preparation can be a deterrent t Review by Gimmlette / (Posted on 11/26/2010)
Nutritional Info
Nutrient Facts
Serving Size: 1 Tbsp (11g)
Servings Per Container: 61
Amount Per Serving % Daily

Calories from Fat

Total Fat
0 g
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     Saturated Fat
0 g
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     Trans Fat
0 g
0 %
0 mg
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0 mg
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Total Carbohydrate
10 g
3 %
     Dietary Fiber
0 g
0 %
0 g
0 g
0 %

Vitamin A
0 %
Vitamin C
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* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat, and milk