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HERE'S EVERYTHING YOU MIGHT WANT TO KNOW ABOUT OUR KOMBUCHA

FAQs

What is Kombucha?


Kombucha is naturally fermented tea, and it contains live probiotics, healthy organic acids and enzymes. This naturally effervescent, delicious tasting drink is low in caffeine and calories which makes it a guilt-free grab at any time of the day.




What does Kombucha taste like?


Unflavored Kombucha has flavors of sweet and tart and tastes a bit like apple cider. Some people find it tarty initially as they are used to sugary drinks, but grow to love it over time.




What are the benefits of Kombucha?


Kombucha is not a cure-all. It is a food. It is an awesome way to incorporate fermented food into your diet. Beneficial probiotics rebalance the gut with healthy microbes and aid in digestion. Organic acids like acetic acid, lactic acid, propionic acid, glucuronic acid and gluconic acid display detoxifying properties, improve vitamin absorption and boost immunity. There is a lot of scientific evidence around the benefits of Kombucha.




Is it Raw?


Absolutely. Our kombucha is always raw and unpasteurised. This means that we take every step needed to ensure that the beneficial bacteria and live cultures remain healthy and intact.




What are the floaty bits in my Kombucha?


Strands or floaty bits of the Kombucha SCOBY or ‘mother’ may appear in the bottle. While they may seem weird the first time you see them, rest assured these are signs of a natural, healthy and raw kombucha and are perfectly normal and safe. Just filter and consume if you don’t like it.




Does URBNMONK Kombucha contain caffeine?


A full bottle of our Kombucha has less than 15mg of caffeine, which is very low. By comparison, a cup of coffee can contain more than 100mg of caffeine and a cup of tea about 40mg.




What is the sugar content of URBNMONK Kombucha?


URBNMONK Kombucha is great for the Calorie consious. All our flavors contain less than 55 calories per 330ml bottle. The only time cane sugar is added to our Kombucha is at the very beginning because it is an essential food for the culture, however most of it gets consumed during the fermentation process.




Is there any alcohol in URBNMONK Kombucha?


Our proprietary process ensures that our products stay naturally free from alcohol.




Is it supposed to be fizzy?


Kombucha is naturally effervescent and the fizz can vary from batch to batch or depend on storage conditions. Once opened, the fizziness may die down though the taste and benefits will not change significantly.




Can I shake it?


DO NOT SHAKE the bottle vigorously. It may cause the bottle to pop. Gently flip the bottle upside down before drinking to let the settled contents redistribute.




Who can drink Kombucha?


URBNMONK Kombucha is meant for everyone, everywhere.




Is URBNMONK Kombucha Gluten-free / Vegan / Halal?


Yes, yes & yes




How much should I drink? How often should I drink?


Listen to your body. There is no “right” or “wrong” amount to drink. Drink as much as makes you feel good!




Should I keep URBNMONK Kombucha in or out of the fridge?


As it is a raw living food ALWAYS keep your Kombucha in the refrigerator (<10°C).




Is it safe to drink if it is left out of refrigeration?


We recommend consuming within 7 days of opening the bottle if refrigerated properly. Do not consume if left outside of refrigeration for several days.




Why are fermented products so good for you?


Fermented foods and drinks such as kombucha, sauerkraut, pickles and kimchi are high in good bacteria, organic acids and vitamins and help contribute to overall digestive health. Kombucha helps balance your body, and simply put, when your body is in balance, you feel better!