KBI is a non-profit [501 (C) (6)] trade association representing the Kombucha Tea bottled beverage category globally. Founded in 2014.

KBI's Mission

Kombucha Brewers International (KBI) strives to promote, protect, and enhance the overall well-being of the industry by creating an open line of communication between brewers, consumers, and regulators while advancing our industry through advocacy, education, research, and modern legislation.

What We Do

  • Set standards and best practices for the industry.
  • Protect our industry through grassroots lobbying & pioneering research.
  • Create educational materials for retailers, restaurateurs and consumers.
  • Serve as ambassador for kombucha to the public.
  • Provide a member forum for networking, brewing resources and industry-related news.
  • Provide members with unique exhibition and distribution opportunities.
  • Connect members to resources from our affiliates – bottling, labels, packaging, tea, and more.

Core Values & Beliefs

At Kombucha Brewers International, we believe in:

  • Providing stewardship for 2,000 years of brewing history.
  • Building a community of brewers and brewing enthusiasts to provide them with a unified voice.
  • Improving the economic health of Kombucha brewers.
  • Educating consumers about the diversity, flavors and quality of kombucha.
  • Promoting ethical and legal trade practices.
  • Building relationships and collaborating with our industry partners.
  • Fostering transparency within our own organization.
  • Closing the loop – engaging in sustainable business practices that benefit both people and the planet.
  • Vigorously defending our industry.