Krister Häll, The Good Guys, Tampere, Finland Q: When did you first discover kombucha? One of our good guys, Teemu, was living and working in New Zealand in 2016 where he discover kombucha. He soon began brewing kombucha to enjoy the living drink everyday. Upon returning to Finland Teemu introduced kombucha to Krister who is seriously […]

Helena Artmann, Kombucheers Brewery, Canmore, AB, Canada   Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A few years ago I became a Raw Food Chef and during the course I tried kombucha for the first time. Loved it but didn’t even consider brewing at home. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? When […]

 Kaye van der Straten, K4 Kombucha & Cultured Foods, Paihia, Northland, New Zealand Q: When did you first discover kombucha? In 2013, when I began my journey to address autoimmune disease. I first found Kefir, then quickly discovered Kombucha and the depth of flavours and probiotic qualities. It was love from the first mouthful. Q: […]

Hope Bigler, Undone Kombucha, Greencastle, PA, USA   Q: When did you first discover kombucha? I first tried kombucha in 2014 from a friend who home-brewed. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? It was completely God-inspired in the summer of 2015. I never even made kombucha before I had the vision, and […]

Webinar Wednesdays: DNA & Analyte Sequencing Study #2 Results DATE: 2/20/19 1 pm on Zoom WHO: Keisha Harrison & Dr. Chris Curtin COST: Free for DNA/Analyte study participants, $20 KBI Non-Members WEBINAR SUMMARY:  As part of the KBI-Oregon State University Genomic and Analyte Study [Summer 2018], Keisha Rose Harrison will be hosting a webinar review to […]

Beyers Analytical Brewing Sciences & KBI Sour Units Study – Part 1   Kombucha Brewers International & Beyers Analytical Brewing Sciences, LLC (BABS) are partnering to build a library of information correlating analytically measured sourness and sweetness to perceived sourness and sweetness of Kombucha. The goal of the study is to create a standardized sour/sweet […]

  Chris McCoy, Kombucha Town, Bellingham, WA, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? I first discovered Kombucha back in 2007 from my room mate in college while I was studying environmental studies and economics at Western Washington University. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? I started a Kombucha company to […]

Pedro Reis, Vida Kombucha, San Diego, CA, USA   Q: When did you first discover kombucha? I found out about kombucha in 2012 while I was on a surf trip, a friend of mine showed me some home brew of her own and explained to me a little bit about it. When I tried it […]

Daina Trout, Health-Ade, Torrance, CA, USA  Q: When did you first discover kombucha? While I was in graduate school at Tufts for nutrition (2004-ish), I discovered my love for fermented foods and learned how to make kombucha. Real, holistic, fermented foods just made me feel good, so I was hooked and making my own kombucha […]

GT Dave, GT’s Living Foods, Beverly Hills, CA, USA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: I discovered it in 1993 when my parents started making it at our Los Angeles home. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company? A: I started bottling my organic, raw kombucha because I wanted to make […]