#GetBooched — fermentation

Shannon Kamins

IT'S ALL ABOUT THAT JUN!

Some people call it kombucha 2.0, some call it champagne of kombucha; some people love it as a healthier alternative to kombucha, some think it is sweeter. But what is this jun that people are talking about?    Jun, or Xun, or Joon, however you pronounce it, this health drink known for its detoxifying and energizing properties is chock-full of bacteria, yeasts, and organic acids. Though similar to kombucha in the way it is made, jun differs in ingredients, fermentation time, and taste. Jun is a fermented drink made with green tea and honey, while kombucha is made with black...

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Shannon Kamins

ALL ABOUT KOMBUCHA

GUT HEALTH The health of your digestive tract and gut flora directly correlates with your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. The connection between gut and health has been overlooked in the past 50 years; however, it is increasingly gaining attention. Populations are experiencing increased instances of diet-related gut issues than ever before: Weight struggles & obesity affects 1 billion people Malnutrition & hunger affects 1 billion people Studies conducted by the Dannon Company in 2007 showed that: Nearly 90% of Americans deal with occasional problems with digestion 70% of women say digestive concerns negatively impact their daily lives Digestive...

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Shannon Kamins

SCOBY WHO? WHAT’S THAT IN MY BOOCH?

At Booch, we get so many questions about our SCOBY, such as: What is floating in my Booch? Does your kombucha have that SCOBY thing in it? Can I drink the SCOBY? We’re here to answer any and all inquiries you have about SCOBYs, to clear up SCOBY misconceptions, and to explain the purpose and functionality of this pancake, mushroom-like substance. (Though it is not a mushroom!) WHAT IS A SCOBY? SCOBY is the acronym for Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast. While a SCOBY does mimic a mushroom, there are no mushrooms in Booch. A SCOBY is the living...

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