The sugar is the culture’s food source. We choose free trade, raw, organic cane sugar to ensure the most minerals & nutrients available.
Kombucha fermentation breaks down sucrose into fructose and glucose which feed the yeast which feeds the bacteria which feeds you. AWESOME!
The amount of sugar in the final product is about 6-8 grams per 8 ounce glass of kombucha. By comparison, 8 ounces of OJ has about 24g.