probiotic

Tea Briefing: Kombucha

Kombucha has been brewed in homes for centuries if not millennia. Starting with a pot of sweet tea, a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) is added to the brew and left alone for a week. The resulting tangy-sweet beverage delights the senses and the living nutrition invigorates the body. Kombucha and kombucha-based...

Kombucha Thrives in 2017; Future Looks Bright

Popular kombucha, the probiotic-rich, fermented tea drink with a fizzy vinegary tang, has continued strong growth in 2017, in line with Euromonitor International’s prediction of $656.7 million in U.S. sales by 2019. That’s almost double what refrigerated kombucha and fermented beverages earned for the year ending Oct. 2, 2016—$375.4 million, according to SPINS, which...