Helping Kombucha
Producers Succeed

Europe's First Conference for Commercial Kombucha Producers.

October 5-6, 2019
Betahaus Neukölln, Berlin

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From conversations with hundreds of Kombucha producers, we know how challenging it can be to build a sustainable Kombucha brand and business. We are launching the Kombucha Summit to provide a knowledge exchange platform for Kombucha makers from around the world.

For the first time in 2019, the two-day conference will gather commercial Kombucha producers in one place for networking, knowledge exchange and a lot of Kombucha tasting. Our main goal is to help Kombucha producers develop amazing products and scale their businesses. We will also just have a good time!

What to Expect

What you can expect from participating at the Kombucha Summit.

Network With Other Producers

Meet other commercial Kombucha producers and build long-lasting relationships.

Brewery Tours

Get the unique chance to visit various Kombucha breweries located in Berlin.

Europe's Largest Kombucha Bar

We will have the largest selection of Kombuchas all at one place for you to try.

Community Access

Get access to our private online group and keep in touch with Kombucha producers from around the world.

Meet Industry Experts & Partners

Get the chance to meet industry experts as well as partners and ask them all of your questions.

Expand Your Know-How

Learn more about the Kombucha production process and expand your knowledge.


Our amazing speakers at Kombucha Summit 2019.

Hannah Crum

Hannah Crum

President & Chairman of the Board, Kombucha Brewers International (KBI)

Adam Vanni

Adam Vanni

Co-Founder, JARR Kombucha

Sebastien Bureau

Sebastien Bureau

Founder & President, Mannanova Solutions

Denis Kelleher

Denis Kelleher

Founder & CEO, Good Culture Kombucha

Sophie Davies

Sophie Davies

Fresh Foods Buyer, Planet Organic

Grzegorz Rachon

Grzegorz Rachon

Project Manager & Research Scientist, Campden BRI Group

Thomas Hartwig

Thomas Hartwig

Founder & CEO, LEOGANT


Our current partners who are joining the Kombucha Summit.


A first glimpse of our program. We'll update new speakers along the way.

Registration & Breakfast

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Opening Remarks by Kombucha Summit Team

Setting the scene for the day.

Denis Kelleher

The European Kombucha Market by Denis Kelleher, Good Culture Kombucha

The past, present and future of the growing, European Kombucha market.

Sebastien Bureau

Scaling Your Kombucha Production by Sebastien Bureau, Mannanova Solutions

Tips and tricks on how to sustainably scale your Kombucha production.

Networking Break

Adam Vanni

Founder Interview with Adam Vanni, JARR Kombucha

The journey of becoming one of Europe’s Kombucha success stories.

Lunch Break

Hannah Crum

Symbiosis - How Collaboration Grows Strong Culture by Hannah Crum, President & Chairman of the Board, Kombucha Brewers International (KBI)

The journey of how KBI came into being, its achievements in just 5 short years and what the future holds for the Kombucha industry.

Grzegorz Rachon

Kombucha - Labelling Risks & Legislation with Market Examples by Grzegorz Rachon, Project Manager & Research Scientist, Campden BRI Group

Anonymous analysis of various Kombuchas from the market.

Networking Break

Sophie Davies

Kombucha From a Retail Perspective Sophie Davies, Fresh Foods Buyer, Planet Organic

A retailer's Kombucha journey so far & what the future looks like.

Thomas Hartwig

The Importance of Water for Kombucha Thomas Hartwig, Founder & CEO, LEOGANT

Why water matters for high quality Kombucha production.

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Closing Remarks by Kombucha Summit Team

Wrapping up the day & Outlook

Open End Networking

10:00 - 16:00

Open Door at Various Kombucha Breweries in Berlin

Get behind-the-scenes-access at local breweries in Berlin and ask all your questions on the spot.

ROY Kombucha
Baerbucha Kombucha


Buy your ticket for Kombucha Summit here – 30€ late bird discount until August 5.

About Us

Meet the team behind Kombucha Summit.

Denis Kelleher

Founder of Good Culture Kombucha

With a background in marketing, distribution and business management he has been well placed in helping some of the worlds most exciting and well known kombucha brands do great things.

Fabio Carlucci & Rupert Hoffschmidt

Founders of ROY Kombucha

They opened their very own Kombucha brewery this summer in Berlin and have been working with Denis for almost a year already. Former event and community builders with their previous startups.


An amazing location with loads of entrepreneurial history.

The summit will take place at Berlin’s first co-working space, including a stage for keynotes and panel discussions, a networking area and Europe’s largest Kombucha bar.


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