Why Glass Bottles?

We are trying our best to avoid plastic, which means glass and cans were obvious choices. We only use dark amber glass bottles in our brew, for the same reasons medicines typically appear in amber storage bottles, to preserve the delicate vitamins, minerals, enzymes and health-giving organic acids, shielding them from UV light. Glass is […]

How Long Does OMBucha® Kombucha Last Once Opened?

OMBucha®™ can be kept either refrigerated or at cold room temperature for up to 2 years (however, we recommend you consume within 10 days of opening), and as with most food and drink it tastes better when fresh. Once opened, the kombucha will start to lose its fizz..

Is OMBucha® Unpasteurised

Yes. Our OMBucha® Kombucha is raw and unpasteurised. This ensures that the beneficial bacteria, live cultures and organic acids remain healthy and intact. You can read more here – why our OMBucha® is unpasteurised.  

What strains of bacteria & yeasts are present in Kombucha?

What strains of bacteria & yeasts are present in Kombucha? The yeasts and bacteria commonly identified as Acetobacter xylinum (bacteria) and Saccharomyces (yeast) have been considered the key players in Kombucha Mushroom Tea ferments. However, as research into kombucha continues and as recently as Feb 2007 specific strains of both bacteria and yeasts have been identified. Similarly […]