Fermenting a kombucha culture in Singapore

(Clockwise from top left) Elixr Inc's CEO Carmen Lum, Fizzicle's head brewer Siti Noor Aieshah Abdul Rahman, Jun Kombucha's founder Andre Lim and MoonJuice Kombucha's founder Emily Loo.
(Clockwise from top left) Elixr Inc's CEO Carmen Lum, Fizzicle's head brewer Siti Noor Aieshah Abdul Rahman, Jun Kombucha's founder Andre Lim and MoonJuice Kombucha's founder Emily Loo.ST PHOTOS: KEVIN LIM, LIM YAOHUI, GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - Kombucha, the fermented tea drink from ancient China, has caught on in Singapore in the last three or so years, with many businesses springing up last year during the Covid-19 pandemic.

People with time on their hands began making kombucha at home and selling it. Several businesses did well enough to scale up their operations.

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