Kombucha is a slightly sour and fizzy drink which is low in sugar, made from tea, mixed with sugar and fermented using a SCOBY; a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast.
Kombucha contains a low level of alcohol and is full of healthy compounds like B vitamins, organic acids, proteins and tea polyphenols.
The Kombucha market is said to triple in size over the next 5 years. There is increased consumer interest in Kombucha and for beverages with lower sugar, and functional benefits which are still carbonated and fun to drink due to it’s health benefits and replacement from fizzy soda’s.
Kombucha has been termed the ‘’elixir of life’’ and years of research and studies show Kombucha’s health benefits may include:
- Lowering Cholesterol
- Controlling Diabetes
- Aids in Digestion
- Supports healthy liver function
- Balances internal pH
- Removing toxins
- Anti-microbial / anti fungal properties
A.Holliday and Company is a leading importer of bulk green and black Kombucha tea powders.