Kombucha Consternation for Co-Workers

Kombucha just keeps on growing in popularity. We hear increasingly more stories of the love that people have for the delicious and healthy brew.

The latest example of passionate kombucha fans comes from well-known co-working space, WeWork in San Francisco, California. The co-working venue recently swapped out their in-house beer taps for kegs of kombucha in order to comply with alcohol licensing laws - a fine choice if you ask us here at Tonicka.

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Mark Schiralli
Could Kombucha protect you from cancer and disease?

When you see the Sydney Morning Herald writing about the drink that we love so much, you know that the mainstream is embracing it. And with good reason.

It turns out that the Eastern wisdom of two millennia ago may be confirmed by Western science in the 21st century.

"A tiny molecule found inside kombucha and other fermented foods - and also produced by our body when we eat fibre - now has science very excited. Australian researchers believe it may play a significant role in our bodies, reducing cancer risk, lowering blood pressure and moderating auto-immune diseases," according to the SMH.

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Mark Schiralli
The Culture of Drinking is Changing

Throughout Australia, the culture of drinking is changing for the better. While there was once a time when teenagers and young adults would drink heavily on a night out, recent statistics show a shift in the numbers. Between 2000 to 2015, the number of teenagers engaging in heavy drinking has dropped significantly, from 70 to 45 percent. 

These statistics suggest that Australia is witnessing a new generation of alcohol-aware teenagers. So, if the culture is changing from consuming booze to staying sober, why is it happening and which drinks are on the menu instead?

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Anthony Stevenson