Join us at the Expert Review Panel on Ethanol Testing for Kombucha at the AOAC’s 131’st Annual Meeting taking place at the Atlanta Marriott on Sunday September 24th from 1-4pm. The meeting is free for all to attend. KBI President, Hannah Crum, will be on the panel. KBI Secretary, Melanie Wade (Golda Kombucha), along with […]

Adam Vanni, JAAR Kombucha, London, England   Q: When did you first discover Kombucha? I first discovered kombucha while at university in San Diego around 2008. A friend of mine was and into health and wellness and introduced me to GT’s. I think the first flavour I tried was the Mystic Mango. To be completely […]

James and Amy Schreffler,  Crabby Cat Kombucha, Wichita, KS, USA   Q: When did you first discover kombucha? Four years ago on a visit to California. Q: Why did you start your own Kombucha company? We saw the need for a locally sourced, handcrafted organic kombucha supplier here in the Midwest. Q: What is your […]

Kevin Rayhons, Element Kombucha, San Antonio, TX, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? About 7-8 Years ago.  I had cut all sodas out of my diet and was tired of drinking nothing but water and regular tea.  I wanted something else cold with flavor and low sugar.  I tried a few bottles of […]

  Cathy Kelly, Cathy’s Kombucha, Burlington, ONT, Canada Q: When did you first discover Kombucha? My Dad had bladder cancer and on June 17, 2011 he was given “months to live”.  It was not expected that he live till the end of the year and definitely not years. I went to ask for prayers for […]

Tim Roed and Rachelle Schmidt, Wild Culture Kombucha, Iowa City, IA, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? We discovered kombucha in 2009.  We were working at the same restaurant and loved sharing newly discovered food, drinks, and supplements with each other. When we discovered kombucha we were hooked to say the least. Q: […]

                              (from L to R: Elixir, Funky Fresh, Golda, Humm, Craft, High Country, KBI, Health-Ade, Bootleg Bucha) On Wednesday, March 22nd, KBI members from around the United States converged in Washington DC to educate lawmakers about our growing industry and regulatory […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2017   Hannah Crum, President Kombucha Brewers International 424-245-5867 info@kombuchabrewers.org   KBI Applauds Senators Wyden and Gardner, Congressmen Polis and Tipton for Introducing Legislation to Assist Kombucha Makers   Los Angeles, CA – ​Hannah Crum, President of Kombucha Brewers International (KBI), released the following statement today after U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and […]

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 […]