We’d like to begin by saying that Kombucha (kom-booch-ah) is pretty awesome. When we started carrying it at Poppo’s, we thought it was probably too … how shall we say it, um, out there? We didn’t expect to sell much of it as not that many people have heard of it. Well, this is one instance where we were very happy to be proven wrong! Kombucha has been a surprise favorite among Poppo’s fans!
If you haven’t heard of it, Kombucha is a probiotic tea that is made by using a simple fermentation process that has been practiced for thousands of years to preserve food and beverages. Like many fermented foods (think yogurt, sauerkraut, or kimchee), raw Kombucha is a good source of probiotics. When consumed consistently in moderation, probiotics are great for our health. Modern research is just beginning to uncover the important role that helpful bacteria play in our bodies. They make digestion possible, they help regulate metabolism, cravings, our immune system, even mood and energy, and much more. We can’t think of a better way to help wash down your Poppo’s lunch?
For our kombucha, we left the pantry and hooked up with some local pros at 221 B.C. Kombucha (221 B.C. references the earliest known mention of the tea). They are based out of Sarasota, and brew some really exceptional flavors. From their basic ‘Ginger’ to ‘Honey Mint Macha’, they’ve got a flavor for every palate.
So the next time you stop in to Poppo’s for a delicious taco or baby bowl, give our kombucha tea a try, your taste buds will thank you and so will your tummy!