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We Tell You All About Kombucha And Where To Get Your Fix

The increasing interest in gut health last year led to the rise in the fermented food trend. As of 2019, kombucha is still going strong. A fermented tea brewed from bacteria, yeast and sugar, Kombucha is the fizzy sister of iced tea that is great for your gut. Fermented food including Kombucha promote a healthy gut and is known to boost metabolism and improve digestion.
The millennials have given it their spin by infusing the drink with fruits and herbs for unique flavours. Though kombucha is yet to become mainstream, we tell you a few small and local producers who are giving this fizzy health drink a fun update.

Image Courtesy: Atmosphere Kombucha's Instagram
Image Courtesy: Atmosphere Kombucha's Instagram

Bombucha

Founded by Nitin Gandhi, Bombucha infuses their kombucha with organic fruits and herbs to produce unique flavours. Available in flavours such as Smoky Oolong, Apple Carrot Ginger, Apple Spice, Chamomile Date, Vanilla Coffee, Lavender Moringa and Matcha Goji kombucha, you can buy these online here or across the many stores it is available at all over India. Check this list to identify your city and the closest retailer.

Khukrain’s Kombucha

Khukrain’s Kombucha is brewed by Achintya Anand of Krishi Cress that grows and supplies fresh produce. They add their own fruits, veggies and edible flowers to make their kombucha healthier. It comes in mint, ginger, hibiscus and the original flavour, and is available at Blue Tokai outlets in New Delhi. You can also head to their Instagram page to place orders.

Image Courtesy: Khukrain's Kombucha's Instagram
Image Courtesy: Khukrain's Kombucha's Instagram

Bucha Bar

Founded by Harsh Negandhi, Bucha Bar stocks kombucha in two basic flavoursgreen tea and black tea. This South Mumbai based brand offers free delivery within the premise, and delivery charges apply for other parts in the city. To place an order, email foodtraveler14@gmail.com or call +91 84259 00590.

Bhu Kombucha

Isha Sawhney believes in ‘we are what we consume’, and for this very reason, Sawhney began concocting her own kombucha. Her brew is available in exotic flavours such as Warm with apple and cinnamon, Fresh with cucumber and mint, Balmy with star anise and cinnamon, Heal with turmeric and ginger, Spicy with pineapple and ginger and Pukka which is the original kombucha.  Sawhney’s Bhu Kombucha can be sampled at Greenr Cafe and Coast Cafe in New Delhi. You can also drop her a message at +91 99990 64200 and order a batch at home.

Image Courtesy: Bhu Kombucha's Instagram
Image Courtesy: Bhu Kombucha's Instagram

Atmosphere Kombucha

Sisters Rebekah and Ariella Blank were raised in the healthy environment of the Himalayas and started Atmosphere Kombucha with the vision of spreading that lifestyle. The duo serves delightful flavours such as Lychee Love, Strawberry Fizz, Blueberry Lavender and Passionfruit Kombucha bottled reusable in clear bottles.
Brewed in New Delhi, they deliver across Delhi NCR. They also stock in the capital at Natures Soul, Poshtel, Fat Jar Café and Greenr Café to name a few. For a list of stockists, head to their website for more information.

Image Courtesy: Atmosphere Kombucha's Instagram
Image Courtesy: Atmosphere Kombucha's Instagram

Happy Booch

A brainchild of Shailaja Sharma, Happy Booch is vegan and all-natural. Made using local organic ingredients, their kombucha is a true craft product that is done entirely by hand right from brewing and bottling to the delivering process. Happy Booch is available in six flavours among which are refreshing Basil Lime, fruity Strawberry dreams, flowery Rose Lavender and Chai Spice.
The brand is Mumbai-based and delivers across the city. Head to their website or place an order here.

Image Courtesy: Happy Booch's Instagram
Image Courtesy: Happy Booch's Instagram

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