Dominique Himiob, Amare Probiotics Limited, Trinidad and Tobago

Q: When did you first discover kombucha?

A: I first discovered kombucha in 2015 when a peer had a scoby hotel and very kindly introduced me to it by giving me one of his scobys to use.

Q: Why did you start your own kombucha company?

A: I started kombucha as a result of starting to make water kefir first. My cousin brought some kefir grains back to Trinidad from Costa Rica and we decided to start a business because I had a background in Medical Microbiology and had done a project on probiotics.

Q: What is your favorite flavor of kombucha? 

A: Healthade Pink Lady Apple

Q: What is your former/current other life or career?

A: My former career was working in laboratory as a technician

Q: What is a saying that you live by?

A: “Live everyday like its your last and love every night like its your first”