Mark Penman and Paul Penman, Oecha Kombucha, Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands   Q: When did you first discover Kombucha? I first discovered kombucha only about a year ago, initially I was interested in fermented food and through research I stumbled on Kombucha. I started making it and was hooked. Q: Why did you start your own Kombucha company? I wanted […]

KOMBUCHA ACT – Join the Effort! We are thrilled to announce that the KOMBUCHA Act, a bill that would raise allowable ABV for kombucha to 1.25%, has been introduced in Congress! On Weds Feb 15th, H.R. 1089 was introduced by Reps. Jared Polis (D-CO), Scott Tipton (R-CO), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Greg Walden (R-OR) in […]

Sean Galloway and Amy Goldman, Lucky Elixir Kombucha, Overland Park, KS, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? We first began brewing and discovered kombucha in late 2014/early 2015. We wanted a fermented beverage to sell with our sourdough bread at our local farmers’ market. Q: Why did you start your own Kombucha company? […]

Suppliers of Grass-Fed Beef and Premium Meats: U.S. Wellness Meats Supports KKON17 U.S. Wellness Meats is one of the largest suppliers of premium, grass-fed, grass-finished meats in the country. USWM ships to all 50 states. The company is family owned by Northeast Missouri and Western Illinois farmers. They aren’t your ordinary cattle farmers though. In […]

Nicola Stransky, 220Kombucha, UK   Q: When do you first discover kombucha? I first discovered kombucha 4 years ago when I was working on the mines in Australia. The food they provided us with was terrible and caused a number of digestive issues for me. In my search for answers I listened to Sean Croxton’s […]

Molly Nolan, Jean Nolan , Monbrewcha, Montauk, NY Q: When did you first discover kombucha? Molly: I believe I had my first sip of Kombucha at the beginning of college…let’s just say it was not love at first taste. I tried it again 4 years later, and it made my taste buds dance. Not sure […]

Melinda Williamson, Morning Light Kombucha, Hoyt KS, USA Q: When do you first discover kombucha? I will never forget it! It was in 2009, I was working for Oklahoma State University and one of our undergrad workers brought in a GT’s Trilogy. OMG, the fizz, the vinegary taste, the sour…I was hooked at first sip! […]

Corey Wood, Danielle Wood, and Ryan Cheong, ELIXIR Kombucha, Louisville, KY, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? ELIXIR is a 3 person outfit based in Louisville, KY. Husband (Corey), wife (Danielle) and best friend (Ryan). In 2013, we were introduced to kombucha by Corey’s aunt and uncle. After tasting their blueberry homebrew and […]

Lauren Miller and Olivia Wolff, UpDog Kombucha, Winston Salem, NC USA Q: When do you first discover kombucha? Lauren: I first discovered kombucha after a yoga class in 2010. One friends had been talking about it after class and offered me a sip of his. From then on, I started drinking after my yoga practice […]

Jay Penev and Jodine West, Fine Feathers Kombucha Co, Long Beach, CA, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? Jodine: We discovered it around 2009 while living in Portland, Oregon, which is an amazing place to discover such things. We are very DIY, hands-on type people, so we started brewing it ourselves soon after. […]