12 – 20 days is the typical fermentation time for OMBucha® kombucha however, numerous factors affect this from batch to batch, such as temperature, pH, taste tests and other factors… As a general rule, the longer the fermentation, the more tart the kombucha will be. Often the bigger the batch, the slightly longer the fermentation […]
No, it is not necessary, however, we do recommend that you do refrigerate your OMBucha® Kombucha. OMbucha® can be kept either refrigerated or at room temperature for up to 2 years (consume within 10 days of opening), although watch out for the build-up of naturally occurring carbonation if kept at room temperature! The majority of kombucha sold […]
As with any fermentation process, sugar is necessary to feed the yeast. Think about yoghurt, the yoghurt cultures consume the milk sugar (lactose) to produce a sweet-tart milk product teaming with probiotics. In the United Kingdom, we’re not allowed to make any claims about Probiotics – as can be seen here: Article 13.1 2009;7(9):1247 from […]
OMBucha® Kombucha is our very own distinct, home-brewed kombucha recipe and style that we personally love! Kombucha is a fermented tea beverage, made by adding a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY) to a solution of tea and sugar. During the course of the week-long (or more) fermentation process, the cultures metabolize the sugar […]
One question often asked is “How much caffeine is in OMBucha® kombucha?”. Given that kombucha is made with black tea which contains a fair amount of caffeine, this is an important question if you generally avoid caffeinated beverages. There are a lot of different findings in this area that run the gamut from the caffeine […]
Like most things in life, a good thing just cannot be easily packaged or processed. It always ends up taking away some portion of the quality or essence of the food when creating something ‘safe’ and with a shelf life. Commercial Kombucha found in stores is limited by the bottling process. Companies need to suppress […]
IS OMBucha® Kombucha Gluten Free? Yes, 100%, our SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeasts) is entirely gluten free, and all of our ingredients are gluten free. We have 100% confidence that not only is our authentic Kombucha tea gluten free, but it is also (rumoured to be by fans as hugely beneficial, though we […]
OMBucha® Kombucha is certainly free from dairy and no dairy products are used at any stage in the manufacturing process. We can confidently confirm that our kombucha is 100% dairy free. You can read more about our recipe and our production process here: Is OMBucha® Kombucha dairy free?