Inside Uber’s new Toronto Engineering Hub, with indoor mini putt, e-scooters and kombucha on tap Uber’s gigantic new Toronto office is more than just a satellite space to house local employees. It’s one of 10 Engineering Hubs around the world, and it’s more like a north-of-the-border flagship that rivals the brand’s Silicon Valley headquarters in terms of perks and design. Employees at the new space will expand Uber’s engineering department
What you need to know about the alcohol content in kombucha Kombucha is a great, healthy alternative to sugary pop, right? Since the majority of kombuchas are lower in sugar than commercial soft drinks and, in addition, are made from natural ingredients and contain good bacteria that might improve our gut biome, switching from Coke to kombucha is almost certainly a good trade for healthy adults. Read the full article
That gut feeling Kombucha, a fermented tea made with probiotics, has been consumed for centuries as a digestive aid and health restorative. It’s been on the market in the natural health channel for almost a decade, and as it finds a space in mainstream grocery, brands are battling it out for attention. Read the article in the November issue of Canadian Grocer here
For years, kombucha has been a well-kept secret for its digestive and metabolic benefits. Now, this “living” beverage (also known as a supertea) has really caught on, and you can thank Zoey Shamai for that. Shamai is one of the first female Kombucha brewers in Canada, and the first brewer in Toronto. She is the creator of Tonica Kombucha. We chatted her up this week. SDTC: Before you decided to
A few years ago I tried Tonica at the Toronto Veg Food Fest and I think it totally beats any soda or iced tea! It’s raw, organic and authentically Canadian. I’ve been a fan since so of course, I had to find out who was behind this refreshing fizzy bevy. Meet Zoey Shamai, the #GirlBoss and Founder of Tonica Kombucha.