kombucha

Kombucha: can the fermented drink compete with beer at the bar?

The health beverage has already made the leap from health store to cafes – and now it’s on offer in pubs as an alternative to booze.

Health-Ade Kombucha CEO: ‘We’re building a plane and flying it full speed at the same time’

In the early days, the economics of making organic kombucha – by hand – were not for the faint of heart, recalls Health-Ade co-founder Daina Trout during a tour of the company’s production facility in Torrance, CA, with FoodNavigator-USA. “We were making it for $10 and selling it for $5.”