TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Zoey Shamai, Founder of Tonica Kombucha, an organic beverage company, today said the firm launched Organic Alchemy Coffee Kombucha for consumers who enjoy the flavor of coffee but want a natural, organic beverage with proven health benefits. Expertly flavoured with coffee, butterscotch and hazelnut, the sparkling blend is caffeine-free and refreshes with cocoa and hazelnut undertones.
"Coffee lovers who are looking to cut down on their daily java can now enjoy a flavorful drink with kombucha's signature energy boost and take advantage of the natural enzymatic and liver cleansing benefits, as well as rejuvenate skin and hair cells without the caffeine crash," said Ms. Shamai.
Coffee is proven to "protect the body from free radical damage. Coffee has also been known to help boost cognition and creativity," as noted by Toronto culinary nutritionist, Marni Wasserman of Marni Wasserman's Food Studio.
Based in Ontario, Tonica was created by Ms. Shamai. The coffee-flavored kombucha, "was inspired by my youth when I waited tables at my father's café, the former Queen East café, Ritter's Coffee House."
Kombucha has been enjoyed for centuries throughout China, Russia and now in North America.
Ms. Shamai has garnered national media attention with Tonica thanks to Ms. Shamai's winning 2012 pitch on CBC's The Dragons' Den, as well as being featured in the Globe & Mail, on Global TV, and The Marilyn Denis Show. Tonica is distributed throughout Canada to over 450 outlets (including Whole Foods Market, Pusateri's, and select Loblaws. SRP $3.49-$3.99).
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SOURCE: Tonica Kombucha