Q. Do I need to keep Ferment It food products in the fridge?
A. We recommend that once you purchase your fresh Ferment It product, you should keep it refrigerated. This will help alleviate any expanding of the packaging in extreme heat conditions. Once your fresh product has been opened, leave it in the fridge until you have finished consuming it. These products should last up to 1 year refrigerated. Dehydrated Ferment It products can be kept in the cupboard until you reconstitute them.
Q. How much Ferment It product should I eat?
A. It is recommended to eat 20-25g of product per day per person, with any suitable meal.
Q. What should I eat Ferment It with?
A. Good question! Depending on the product you have purchased from the Ferment It food gourmet range, as the range will suit a variety of cuisines. 100% organic Ferment It products are best to be eaten as a condiment, complimenting and assisting your daily intake of food. Look at our services page for recipe ideas and testimonials.
Q. What is Lactobacilli?
A. Lactobacilli are one of the most important types of friendly bacteria found in the digestive tract. There are many types of lactobacilli as follows:
These bacteria get their name (lacto) because they are able to form lactic acid. They play a key role in fermented foods and are often referred to as 'probiotic'since they are positive or supportive microorganisms.
Q. Why are Probiotics important in our diet?
A. Probiotics help aid digestion and contribute to the destruction of viruses, parasites and fungi-like candida. They help create lactic acid which balances intestinal pH. They also help increase the number of immune system cells.