What food has probiotics? What do I need to know about the sources?

We’ve already defined probiotics as live bacteria and yeasts that when consumed confer health benefits on humans, but a couple other definitions are also good to know: Prebiotics are nondigestible compounds, mostly carbohydrates, that promote the survival and establishment of probiotics in our bodies. Foods that have prebiotics include asparagus, Jerusalem artichokes, bananas, oatmeal, red […]

What’s all the fuss about probiotics?

Probiotic food and nutritional additives have gained a lot of attention in both research and mainstream media lately. There has been a huge growth in interest in probiotic products over the last 10 years around the world. There is a growing body of evidence to support their importance in our diet; both to treat and […]


Hello, welcome to Roots Kombucha’s blog, which we have called “Rooted in knowledge”.  Here we are going to write about the knowledge and science behind a lot of the topics we, as brewers, fermenters, and food and drink producers find relevant and interesting. We’re gonna discuss obvious topics like probiotics, fermentation, and microbiology as well […]