Sarah Underberg, Agri-Cultured Foods, Waukee, IA, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? My husband was the first of us to discover kombucha. He began brewing it over 6 years ago. He played with flavor profiles and found one that I loved. I was hooked ever since then! Q: Why did you start your […]

Davo Fish, Tantric Tea, Arrowbear Lake, CA, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? I discovered Kombucha in the blazing heat of Lightening in a Bottle Festival 2016. It was my first festival since the millennium and my first taste of booch. The whole weekend my body and mind were powered alcohol free (almost) by […]

  Kelsey Hendricks, Tofino Kombucha, Tofino, BC, Canada Q: When did you first discover kombucha? In 2013, while making a deposit at a bank, I asked the teller (who was a friend of mine) what she was drinking that day. The kombucha bottle was empty, but she let me smell the strong vinegary fumes still […]

  Skylar Williams, Circle City Kombucha, Indianapolis, IN, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? My mother turned me onto Kombucha in 2006, after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had read about GT Dave’s mother and her usage of Kombucha while battling the disease. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha […]

FERMENTATION MICROSCOPY: TIPS AND TRICKS FOR THE KOMBUCHA BREWER DATE: 7/25/18 1 pm on Zoom WHO: Keisha Harrison & Dr. Chris Curtin COST: Free for DNA/Analyte study participants, $20 Kbi Members, $40 KBI Non-Members WEBINAR SUMMARY Explore the microscopic world at work when sweetened tea becomes kombucha. During this webinar session, members of KBI will […]

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is fermented tea! Just like yogurt is fermented milk and sauerkraut is fermented cabbage, Though the Kombucha commercial industry is new, the drink is much older as it has been consumed for hundreds of years in every country on the planet. Kombucha Ingredients Tea [Camelia sinensis], Sugar [sucrose], SCOBY [fermentation culture], […]

  Nella Fusco and Noah Hebbe, Awaken Kombucha, Vero Beach, FL USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? Nella & Noah: Around 2008, a friend of ours was home-brewing and decided to come over with a big gallon container, a SCOBY and some culture. We honestly had little knowledge of kombucha until she brought […]

  Karla Eugenia Aldape, Viva Kombuxa, San Pedro, NL, Mexico   Q: When did you first discover kombucha? I discovered kombucha when I moved to California the year 2015. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? I loved kombucha and how it made me feel especially how it helped my digestion, when I moved to […]

  Manda Pendleton, InJoyCHA, Denver, CO, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? I first discovered kombucha in 2008. A friend was brewing it and gave me a sip and my first reaction was ‘this tastes like vinegar’! I am partial to vinegar and also creating healing herbal products so she gave me my […]

Douglas Nelson, Moss Beach Kombucha, Moss Beach, CA, USA   Q: When did you first discover kombucha? ​ A friend in Oakland turned me on to making it in about 2009 and I’ve been making it ever since.​   Q: Why did you start your own Kombucha company?   ​I’ve been looking for my next […]