Aurelija Lapieniene, Yala Kombucha, Mina Port Abu Dhabi, UAE Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: I discovered kombucha in 2016. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? A: Motivated by passion and willingness to make a positive impact on society, in a region where diabetes is the foremost health concern. Q: […]

Dear Fellow Kombucha Lovers, Happy Solstice! After a decade of dedicated service to the Kombucha industry, I’m writing to share a heartfelt decision. My passion for Kombucha remains unwavering, and it’s time for me to return to my roots at Kombucha Kamp. This wasn’t an easy decision, but it’s one I’ve carefully considered, balancing my […]

Melissa Mak, Fizzicle Kombucha and Kefir, Singapore   Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: In 2012, upon returning to Singapore, I experienced IBS from my travels. At that time, a friend suggested incorporating fermented foods into my diet, and it healed my gut problems. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? […]

Alex Himmelbauer, Kombucha Vallesana, Mexico, Uruguay     Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: It was recommended to me 6 years ago for my digestive problems. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? A: Because of the change and impact, it made in my life.  I went from being an audio […]

Wyden, Blumenauer Introduce Legislation to Support U.S. Kombucha Industry Washington, D.C. – Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, today reintroduced legislation to put a stop to unfair and outdated federal alcohol taxes on kombucha companies in Oregon and across the country. […]

Ines Magri, Bendita Kombucha, Uruguay Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: I first discovered Kombucha through a health blog in the US. I went there on a holiday and rushed to the nearest store to buy a GTs Kombucha. It was love at first sip. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha […]

Samta Singla, Redefining Taste Buds, India Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: I first discovered kombucha in 2000 Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? A: Being a Nutritionist, I came across people who are misguided and do not prioritize GUT health. Many resort to shortcuts, yo-yo diets, and quick-fix detox […]

Ryan Brown, Lost Cultures, Albuquerque, NM Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: I first discovered kombucha in 2014 Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? A: I wanted to provide the local community a healthier alternative to alcohol and soda. Q: What is your favorite flavor of kombucha?  A: Gravity Bound […]

The first edition of the World Kombucha Awards has taken place. It’s a competition that has been opened to all international kombucha manufacturers and organized by Kombucha Events, S.L. The judging event has taken place at Restaurant Robert de Nola in Caldes de Montbui, Barcelona, Spain and judges have tasted up to 150 Kombuchas from […]

Quarterly KBI Campfire call – join Corey Wood of Elixir Kombucha and Chris Ollis from Spring Branch Kombucha for a quarterly open forum to chat about all things related to running a kombucha brewery. Networking – brewers meeting other brewers, Questions & Answers – ask questions about how other brewers organize their processes, source equipment […]