Heather Furneaux, Pudgy Pigeon Kombucha Brew, Canada Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: I first discovered kombucha in 2014 when an old partner introduced me to it where I thought the culture was a bit scary looking and the taste was a bit tart for me. I soon began to try different brands […]

Jonathan Cloutier, Lao Kombucha, Canada   Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: When I first drank kombucha, I wasn’t even aware that it was kombucha. Back in 2015, I was working as a plumber, and while changing a bath, my client offered me a bottle. We were talking about tea, and he told […]

Maryann Houde, SouLstice Kombucha, Wallingford, CT Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: I first tasted kombucha in early 2021 when my daughter, who works for a Holistic wellness practice, was bringing home these bottles that were taking up a lot of space in my refrigerator. I asked her what all these drinks were […]

Calling all Kombucha Brewers!! KBI President, Hannah Crum, will be touring around the Midwest & Mid-Atlantic Region to share upcoming developments at KBI. Check the schedule to find out when she will be stopping in your area and come on out for Kombucha, conversation, community and more! She will be discussing the KBI Verification Seal […]

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Lari Laurikkala, Nokkos Company, Finland Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: It was in 2009 at a lecture about chaga mushroom, where this Grand Old Herbal Lady first talked about the greatness of chaga and then about how it gets even better when fermented into kombucha. She gave me my first scoby which […]

Mark Rabbitt, Bundaberg Ferments, Australia Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: our kombucha brewing started 9 years ago in the hunt for a flavored beverage without the high sugar load. Making it ourselves made sense, as we could understand exactly what was going in it. Q: Why did you start your own kombucha […]

Cultured Analysis LLC is a company that focuses on analysis, consulting, and research and development in the kombucha industry. They consist of a team of three chemists who have developed a keen interest in kombucha and how it is brewed. They approached KBI to collaborate on an acidity study. The purpose of this collaborative study […]

Vive le Kombucha France! KBI has been working since 2018 to establish a “Traditional Specialties Guaranty” (TSG) for Kombucha in Europe. We acknowledge and are grateful to Soul K (ESP), The Good Guys (FIN), Probio Drinks aka Casa de la Kombucha (ESP), Tea of Life (ESP) and Karma (FRA) as brands who did a lot […]

Lawless Turner, JunMagnolia, New Orleans, LA Q: When did you first discover kombucha? A: I first discovered kombucha from my girlfriend when she would leave a half gallon of kombucha from a local brand in my refrigerator around 2016. During this time, I began a practice of meditation with healing being the main priority for […]