fermented drink:cBretagne -France

b.white at elsevier.co.uk b.white at elsevier.co.uk
Fri Mar 1 07:09:50 EST 1996


esclade at univ-brest.fr (esclade) wrote:
>
> Date: 29/02/96
> I was just given a culture of 'combucha', a drink that I suppose oriental, done by a surface fermentation of a solution of saccharose in tea. 
> The microorganism looks like a vinegar layer producing acetate, ethanol and CO2 at first glance. 
> I suppose it is a kefir-like complex.
> 
> Thank you to answer to the above E-mail.
> 
If you access the DejaNews database of past newsgroup postings 
http://dejanews.com/
and look into the sci.bio.food-science archives, you will find 
reference to a web page devoted to 'kombucha mushroom tea'



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