BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – A drink that’s been around for centuries is gaining popularity with promises of improving your health.

Kombucha breweries are popping up now in Colorado.

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The bittersweet tea is fermented with a culture of bacteria and yeast.

The pieces floating in the bottle are living organisms similar to probiotic cultures found in yogurt.

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Though not proven medically, the fizzy drink is said to offer better digestion and a stronger immune system.

The Kombucha market is projected to reach $1.8 billion globally by 2020, which is up from $600 million in 2015.

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