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Understanding and Making Kefir

Did you know… The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics defines probiotics as β€œlive microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host.” Kefir can contain up to 50 live, active species and over 20 billion Colony Forming Units (CFUs). In comparison, yogurt typically […]

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Understanding and Making Kombucha

What is kombucha? Kombucha is a lightly effervescent, cider-like beverage, made by fermenting sweetened tea. It is produced using a starter culture of bacteria and yeasts called a SCOBY (Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast). A mature SCOBY resembles a flat, jelly-like pancake, often referred to as a ‘mushroom’ or […]