Kombucha Research & Scientific Studies



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CHARACTERIZATION OF THE TEA FUNGUS METABOLITES

By Philippe J. Blanc

The tea fungus (commonly designed as "kombucha") is a symbiotic culture of at least three microorganisms: the acetic acid bacteria Acetobacter xylinum and two yeasts Zygosaccharomyces rouxii and Candida sp. in sugared tea (Hesseltine, 1965; Anonymous, 1983). These microorganisms were cultured ...

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COMPARISON OF THE PRODUCTS OF KOMBUCHA FERMENTATION ON SUCROSE AND MOLASSES

By Radomir V. Malbaa, Eva S. Lonar, Mirjana S. Djuri

Fermentation of 1.5 g/L of Indian black tea, sweetened either with 70 g/L of sucrose or an adequate quantity of three kinds of molasses, was conducted by domestic Kombucha (Acetobacter strains in symbiosis with Saccharomycodes ludwigii, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Saccharomyces bisporus, ...

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KOMBUCHA: CARACTERIZAO DA MICROBIOTA E DESENVOLVIMENTO DE NOVOS PRODUTOS ALIMENTARES PARA USO EM RESTAURAO

By Mafalda Jorge dos, Santos

Kombucha is a refreshing, sweet, and acidic fermented beverage usually prepared with sugared black tea to which a "tea fungus" is added. This "tea fungus" is composed of a bacterial cellulosic pellicle containing a symbiotic consortia of acetic bacteria and yeasts. The growing popularity of ...

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