From kombucha to kimchi, from sourdough to tempeh, fermentation went into overdrive in 2021.
People who were making kombucha to drink at home started selling their wares online, lured by the low barrier to entry. All anyone needs is a scoby - symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast - plus tea, sugar and time. The scoby turns sweetened tea into kombucha in seven to 10 days.
Others such as Yocha Kombucha have already made the leap. They supply to restaurants and, in the case of Yocha, its drinks are sold in FairPrice and Cold Storage supermarkets, online on Redmart and Amazon, and are also available in restaurants.
By Isabel Cruz - April 11, 2019
After It Greatly Improved Her Chronic Allergies, She Decided To Spread The Love Of Kombucha
A confession: up until this year, I didn’t know what kombucha was. I was truly ignorant of its incredible health benefits, and it wasn’t until I came across the Instagram profile of Yocha did I even begin to get interested.
Probiotic drinks such as kombucha and kefir may seem like a new health trend, but they’ve actually been around for centuries.
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Frustrated with her eczema and sinusitis troubles since her teens, Amanda Tan - YOCHA Kombucha's Founder, chanced upon an article on the benefits of fermented drinks.