Who are we and what is your background?
We are a father and mother team, and we both come from a winemaking background. We’ve spent about 15 years creation reward cold meridian wine, mostly in New Zealand, as good as France and a West Coast of a USA and Canada.
Your stream job:
As we’re a new business, a dual of us now make adult a whole group of Goodmore Kombucha. Between us, we do all concerned in using a tiny qualification kombucha business…brewing, bottling, product development, marketing, sales, bookkeeping and of march cleaning!
In that city:
We have a good tiny lakefront brewery in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia…just opposite a bay from Halifax.
How did we learn kombucha?
We both initial attempted kombucha in New Zealand and unequivocally enjoyed a “taste good, feel good” inlet of a drink. Given a adore of experimenting with all things fermented, we immediately started brewing it during home.
What stirred we to start your company?
A year ago we were prepared to conduct home to Halifax after many years spent vital overseas, and we wanted to be a partial of a sparkling food and splash theatre here. There’s a quality-driven internal food series function in Nova Scotia! Given a winemaking backgrounds, along with a passion for fermented food, excellent flavors and a joining to health and good being, kombucha felt like a healthy fit.
What creates your product unique?
Each of a flavors is away fermented with opposite teas and healthy botanicals. This allows us to emanate a singular and offset operation of kombucha flavors that unequivocally applaud tea. We never intermix a kombucha with fruit juice, that is odd among blurb producers and formula in a virginity of season that we enjoy.
What do we wish to communicate by your code image?
Goodmore Kombucha is not only a health drink, though rather as one chairman put it “it’s a worldly non-alcoholic ambience experience”, and we wanted a branding to showcase that. We focused on formulating a tag that was pleasing and eye-catching…something that stood out from a crowd.
What are a categorical hurdles in your company?
Our categorical plea is anticipating adequate time in a day to get all done! We launched Goodmore Kombucha a week we were due with a initial child. Luckily a tiny man was a integrate weeks late so we had a bit of additional time to get a business adult and using before welcoming a baby into a world.
What collection are essential for your work (app, software)?
Our labeler! We were painstakingly handed labeling any bottle for a initial while, and removing a elementary labeling device was a diversion changer.
A word to conclude what form of workman we are:
Alexis – a perfectionist. Kevin – determined.
What does your bureau space demeanour like?
We have an aged farmhouse list from New Zealand set adult as an ‘office’ in a nano-brewery. It’s a well-loved list (with conflict scars to infer it) done from local NZ timber. We aim to leave it totally transparent during a finish of any day, though during work hours it’s a rotating heart of activity. At any given impulse it could be lonesome in paperwork, computers, and speakers, labels, tea, dusty botanicals, bottles, cruise lunch, we name it. Otherwise, an aged bread box filled with all kinds of bureau like contingency and ends completes a supposed office.
Do we have a approach to classify your days to optimize your work?
Because we now bottle-to-order and we’re constantly brewing, a days are orderly around a theatre of a kombucha ferments and what orders we have designed for a day.
What tips would we give to urge productivity?
Get a apparatus we need to do a pursuit efficiently.
What is a best recommendation we have been given?
If you’re going to be an entrepreneur, be certain we adore what we do since you’ll live and exhale your business all day, each day.
What are your end-of-day and early-day routine?
We start a day with coffee in bed and have a Goodmore assembly in pj’s. And after a brewery is spotless adult for a day, we have a bit of a reveal and formulation a session, customarily with a drink or potion of booze in hand.
Apart from your mechanism and your phone, what tool can't we do without?
The labeler! And a pH meter.
Upcoming products or projects?
Setting adult a tiny daub space in a brewery for tastings and growler fills.