Fonterra has started 'Kowbucha' animal trials

Fonterra has started 'Kowbucha' animal trials
Fonterra's Mark Piper is pretty excited about progress so far. (Image: supplied)
Rebecca Howard
Fonterra has moved into the next phase of its 'Kowbucha' project, feeding the methane-reducing probiotic to a herd of 60 calves.“It's genuinely exciting,” said Mark Piper, director, group research and development at Fonterra. “This is something that started as an idea not that long ago when we coined the phrase Kowbucha because of the similarities to kombucha and because it’s something that’s good for the gut,” he said.  According to Fonterra, consumers flock to kombucha – a fermen...

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