Kombucha is a rising star in the health-food world. We reached out to GT Dave, founder of GT’s Living Foods, one of the first companies to bring Kombucha to the American market. Here’s what he told us:
What is Kombucha?
Authentic Kombucha is an organic, raw, and naturally effervescent probiotic tea. The tea is fermented with a Kombucha culture, known as a SCOBY (which looks a lot like a giant mushroom). During fermentation, a variety of beneficial enzymes, probiotics, and organic acids are created. By nature, Kombucha is low in calories, 100% vegan, and dairy-free, making it a wonderful and healthy alternative to soda. Read more