The first kombucha brewery in Springfield, Missouri began with humble beginnings as a home basement brewery. Now owners of Spring Branch Kombucha see their new processing facility expanding to a tasting room. Their flavors include lemon hops & raspberry-basil.
Scientists have developed a GMO beer. The genetically modified brewer’s yeast developed by Berkley Brewing Science still ferments the beer but eliminates the hops. Hops add flavor, but are expensive, especially as more craft beers come into the market.
Global Fish Sauce Market Is Estimated to Register 5.0% CAGR During the Forecast Period from 2017 to 2022, According to New Market Study
The market for fish sauce – made using fermented fish and salt – is estimated to grow big time in the next five years. By 2022, fish sauce will reach $1,316.5 million in revenue. Its popularity is attributed to more health conscious consumers replacing soy sauce with fish sauce.
Are co-ferments the next big trend in fermented drinks? Cross-pollinated drinks mix fermented fruit beverages, like putting wine in the barrel with cider, perry, mead or beer. Beverage producers at RAW WINE say tasters want to explore beyond traditional flavors. “Grapes are not the only fermentable foodstuffs capable of complex, long-lived drinks,’ says Isabelle Legeron, the organizer of the RAW Wine Fair in London.
Food & Ferments is making headlines for their 1st place prize for their Hearts on Fire flavored kraut in the national Good Food Awards.Dave and Carly Dougherty run the Central NY biz and make sauerkrauts, kimchi, kvass and tonics.
Perfect Day, a food startup that makes animal-free dairy products, raised over $24.7 million in their first round of venture funding. The cellular agriculture business uses genetically engineered yeast in a fermentation process to produce proteins found in animals. Their vegan- and environmentally-friendly products are produced in San Francisco.
As Australian farmer is converting whey from his family’s sheep’s milk cheesery into vodka. Ryan Hartshorn won Tasmania’s 2017 Young Innovator of the Year for his Hartshorn Distillery’s Sheep Whey Vodka, “believed to be the only vodka made from sheep whey in the world.”
Fermentation Ingredients Market: Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 – 2021
North America (U.S. specifically) is the biggest market for fermentation products, followed by Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Africa, according to new research. A global bioethanol industry, insistence for eco-friendly production, easy/faster production of bioactive biomolecules and the increasing demand for alcohol were listed as the most important factors influencing global fermentation ingredients.
“We have sweets, we have heats and a little in between,” says Eric Riggers, who created Reinvent Ferment with his wife Karen. The Wisconsin food producers sell kimchis, krauts and pickled veggies. They were featured on Local 5 News.
Love letter to sauerkraut. A columnist for the Record Eagle in Michigan praises the fermented cabbage as having “a world of uses” outside of condiments, like used as an acid in dishes in the place of vinegar and lemon. Local MI producer The Brinery is listed as a favorite.