Darjeeling tea contains a great many antioxidants which work to cleanse your body of unwanted compounds known as free radicals. It is also known for numerous cardiovascular benefits especially reducing arterial cholesterol. One further advantage to Darjeeling tea which has been noted through lab tests and studies is the manner in which it increases bone density. Nycha uses certified green first flush whole leaf organic Darjeeling tea. Our supplier ensures quality through stringent sensory testing and testing for lack of residues of pesticides.
The Kombucha culture, also known as SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) is responsible for the many positive health effects of Kombucha. The bacteria and yeast produce healthy acids and enzymes that have a positive effect on your digestion. We are very careful in the process of cultivating our culture and test the culture multiple times a year for the absence of unwanted microbes. Our culture only ever gets organic ingredients.
We only buy from suppliers who not only promise high quality and organic farming but also test their products regularly and are willing to share those test results with us. Whenever possible we prefer suppliers from Switzerland. For suppliers abroad we perform our own independent quality tests when we receive the ingredients. NYCHA guarantees high-quality ingredients without compromise.
We value good working conditions in Switzerland and abroad. The farmers and brewers the help creating our products are all fairly treated and compensated.
NYCHA Kombucha is produced locally by brewers who understand and love their craft. Our brewery is located in Wettingen, between Baden and Zürich.
The heating of the water and the control of the fermentation temperature during the production process consume energy. We compensate 100% of CO2 emission, by supporting climate projects in Nepal.
Kombucha is a fermented tea beverage. It is produced by a probiotic culture of bacteria and yeast that convert the sugar in the tea to healthy acids and enzymes. Kombucha can taste tart, sweet or like a combination of the two. NYCHA Kombucha uses organic Darjeeling tea and balances the tart and sweet flavor components to achieve a wonderful, healthy and refreshing beverage.
People drink Kombucha first and foremost for its unique fermented flavor. But the beverage is not only tasty, it also contains many healthy ingredients, such as antioxidants from the green tea, healthy acids and enzymes form the fermentation process and living probiotic microbes. Further more it can help to detox organs through with its acids and low pH level.
Kombucha has been around for more than 2'000 years, and has been mostly popular in China and Japan. The Japanese word for tea "Cha" is where part of its name originates. It found its way to Europe in the beginning of the 20th century when Russian researchers where investigating its health benefits. Russia was actively looking for a cure of cancer and researchers tested investigated the folklore claims that Kombucha may help. Even though those claims could not be scientifically verified, Kombucha still spread as a healthy beverage through Europe and the western world.
Kombucha is fermented by a probiotic culture of bacteria and yeast, also known as SCOBY. The culture typically consists of bacteria such as Acetobacter, Gluconobacter and yeast strains such as Saccharomyces.