Where does kombucha come from?

Newbies to kombucha generally arrive with a myriad of questions. First up, naturally, is “what is kombucha?“, followed swiftly by “what does kombucha taste like?“, and then usually, “what the hell is a scoby?” As the links I’ve just provided suggest, we’ve answered these questions several times in the past, but one common question remains unanswered (on this blog, at least). Where does kombucha come from?¬†

What is kombucha tea? A little bit of booch-science

We don’t like to dwell too much on the science of what we brew; we think you are more interested in sitting back and quaffing a wonderfully rich and refreshing glass of kombucha¬†and leaving the boffin bit to us. But for those that want to understand a bit of what we do, here goes.