FAQ

Our gut contains trillions of microflora—tiny organisms that depend on us as much as we depend on them. These microscopic gut friends regulate our nutrient absorption and food cravings, and are vital for keeping our immune system shipshape—in fact, 70% of our immune system is dependent on the gut!

A super easy way to achieve a happy and balanced gut flora is by simply enjoying fermented foods and beverages each day

Our flavour profile is pleasant mild to pallet as sugar is fermented away and we do not add extra sugar for taste, nor do we want to add sugar alcohol as it will then train the pallet to crave sweetness.

We won’t put in our ingredients that a 5 year old can’t understand. Because that would probably mean your body won’t be able to resonate with either! So this means No Gut Disrupting Sugar Alcohol such as Erythritol, Xylitol to sweeten.

While both are fermented drinks, these two beverages have their own individual benefits.

Kombucha specialises in detoxifying and alkalising the body, making it a great digestive aid. The other notable difference is the flavour: when kombucha ferments, it produces acetic acid giving it a distinct tart profile similar to apple cider vinegar. Kombucha is also a caffeinated drink as it is made from tea.

Kefir produces mainly lactic acids aka ‘helpful bacteria’, which help soothe and heal the villi (gut lining). This fermented beverage is great as a wide-spectrum probiotic due to the many strains of active bacteria produced during fermentation. Water kefir has a mild flavour as it produces less acetic, giving it a non vinegar crisp flavour profile.

If you’re trying to cut down on caffeinated or sugar-laden drinks and have been lacking a carbonated beverage to fill the gap, water kefir is a great alternative—and it’s a functional health booster too!

You’ve likely spotted milk kefir products at your local grocer. These can sometimes be okay for dairy-intolerant folk to digest, but we wanted to make sure our kefir was accessible to as many people as possible—so we opted to make water kefir instead!      

Our water kefir is vegan-friendly and lactose-free, meaning those who avoid dairy don’t have to miss out on the gut-nourishing benefits of probiotic beverages!

Despite the name, water kefir ‘grains’ are not indeed part of the cereal family and have nothing to do with the hard, dried seeds of rice or wheat. Rather, kefir grains are similar in nature to a kombucha SCOBY (a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast).

The scientific name given to water kefir grains is ‘tibicos’, which is a culture of bacteria and yeasts held together in a polysaccharide biofilm matrix created by the bacteria.

Our products are 100% gluten free.

You’ve likely spotted milk kefir products at your local grocer. These can sometimes be okay for dairy-intolerant folk to digest, but we wanted to make sure our kefir was accessible to as many people as possible—so we opted to make water kefir instead!

Our water kefir is vegan-friendly and lactose-free, meaning those who avoid dairy don’t have to miss out on the gut-nourishing benefits of probiotic beverages

Kefir Kefir is a type of fermented beverage made using kefir ‘grains’. However, these ‘grains’ aren’t traditional grains (like rice or wheat), but rather closely related to a SCOBY (a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast).      

To make our water kefir, we add our water kefir grains to sugary water, where they activate, bubble and brew into a sparkling probiotic drink. The grains ‘eat’ the sugar during this fermentation process and the result is a delicious gut-healing beverage that can assist with digestive health and boost your immune system.               

Studies have shown that kefir can also assist with treating the likes of depression, IBS, eczema, haemorrhoids, gastric reflux and psoriasis

Dairy

You've likely spotted milk kefir products at your local grocer. These can sometimes be okay for dairy-intolerant folk to digest, but we wanted to make sure our kefir was accessible to as many people as possible—so we opted to make water kefir instead! Our water kefir is vegan-friendly and lactose-free, meaning those who avoid dairy don't have to miss out on the gut- nourishing benefits of probiotic beverages!

Gluten

Despite the name, water kefir 'grains' are not indeed part of the cereal family and have nothing to do with the hard, dried seeds of rice or wheat. Rather, kefir grains are similar in nature to a kombucha SCOBY (a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast). The scientific name given to water kefir grains is 'tibicos', which is a culture of bacteria and yeasts held together in a polysaccharide biofilm matrix created by the bacteria. Our products are 100% gluten free.

Kefir and kombucha

While both are fermented drinks, these two beverages have their own individual benefits. Kombucha specialise in detoxifying and alkalising the body, making it a great digestive aid. The other notable difference is the flavour: when kombucha ferments, it produces acetic acid giving it a distinct tart profile similar to apple cider vinegar. Kombucha is also a caffeinated drink as it is made from tea. Kefir produces mainly lactic acids aka 'helpful bacteria', which help soothe and heal the villi (gut lining). This fermented beverage is great as a wide-spectrum probiotic due to the many strains of active bacteria produced during fermentation. Water kefir has a mild flavour as it produces less acetic, giving it a non vinegar crisp flavour profile. If you're trying to cut down on caffeinated or sugar-laden drinks and have been lacking a carbonated beverage to fill the gap, water kefir is a great alternative—and it's a functional health booster too!

Kefir

Kefir is a type of fermented beverage made using kefir 'grains'. However, these 'grains' aren't traditional grains (like rice or wheat), but rather closely related to a SCOBY (a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast). To make our water kefir, we add our water kefir grains to sugary water, where they activate, bubble and brew into a sparkling probiotic drink. The grains 'eat' the sugar during this fermentation process and the result is a delicious gut-healing beverage that can assist with digestive health and boost your immune system. Studies have shown that kefir can also assist with treating the likes of depression, IBS, eczema, haemorrhoids, gastric reflux and psoriasis.

Gut Flora

Your body is home to trillions of micro-organisms.Pretty wild, hey! These microscopic friends help your body stay healthy and fit, and a large chunk of them— 400 diverse bacterial species— exist in your gut alone. These are the good bacteria that ensure your digestive system stays happy and healthy. But the junk food we eat today and the chemicals we pump into our body tend to destroy a large portion of this bacterial population, leaving our digestive system weak and our overall health spiralling downwards. But you can repopulate your gut flora with these friendly bacteria by taking probiotics. And rather than simply pop a pill, you can opt for the natural way—drinking kefir and eating kimchi and other fermented foods that brim with probiotics.

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