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Fermentation 101

Fermentation 101 - by Diane Melano Fermentation is at the heart of what makes our product so special. So I thought I'd take some time to explain what it is exactly.  The most succinct way I can define fermentation is this: it’s the transformation of one ingredient into another by way of a microbe. It's one of the simplest processes you could undertake. Let's start with the example of cabbage turning into sauerkraut through the process of fermentation. You have your cabbage, you shred it to rupture the cabbage cells, which makes it easier for bacteria to get inside. This lactic acid bacteria is what makes the magic happen. By the way, lactic bacteria are all around us. They live on our skin and...

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