The founder of Kirk's Probiotic Soda, Kirk Buxton.

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The Journey to Kirk’s Probiotic Soda: A Natural Solution for Gut Health and Wellness

In 2019, Kirk was the epitome of health—actively engaging in regular exercise and maintaining a balanced diet. Yet, despite his commitment to a healthy lifestyle, he found himself grappling with persistent issues like bloating, low energy, and mood swings after meals. Reluctant to turn to medications, Kirk recalled the remarkable benefits he once experienced from a dairy kefir drink a friend had shared. This recollection ignited a spark of curiosity and set him on a path to explore natural, probiotic solutions.

Inspired by the immediate benefits of this probiotic-rich beverage, Kirk set out on a mission to create his own version. Initially experimenting with dairy kefir, he soon discovered the world of non-dairy alternatives. His curiosity led him to water kefir, a plant-based option that was better suited to his lifestyle choices. Eager to explore this avenue, he sourced water kefir grains and began the process of crafting this refreshing drink right in his own kitchen, using the warm environment of his laundry room as a makeshift fermentation station.

The impact of integrating water kefir into his daily routine was nothing short of spectacular. Kirk found not only relief from bloating and post-meal lethargy but also a significant lift in his overall mood. Encouraged by these changes, Kirk introduced his homemade brew to close friends. Their positive feedback, especially from one friend who experienced similar health improvements, inspired Kirk further.

Word of this effective, natural probiotic solution spread through the community, leading to the birth of what is now celebrated as "Kirk's Probiotic Soda." Kirk's journey from personal quest to a thriving business was fueled by his dedication to perfecting a natural probiotic formula and the strong support from friends and family who believed in his vision.

Today, at Kirk's Probiotic Soda, we are profoundly thankful for the community's steadfast support and patronage. Their belief in our mission has allowed us to bring this wholesome, probiotic-rich soda to a broader audience seeking natural health solutions. Each bottle of Kirk’s Probiotic Soda is crafted with meticulous care, embodying our commitment to enhancing gut health and overall wellness with every sip. We continue to innovate and expand our offerings, ensuring that every drink not only supports gut health but also contributes to a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

What is Kefir?

Introducing Kirk's Kefir—a refreshing, probiotic-rich beverage crafted with tradition and care, designed to hydrate and nourish your gut. Our meticulous process commences with water kefir grains, affectionately known as tibicos, which we ferment in purified water, along with organic cane and coconut sugar during the initial fermentation stage.

In the second fermentation, we add delightful natural flavors using organic fruit juices, resulting in a truly tantalizing taste experience. Committed to sustainability and health, Kirk's Kefir is 100% vegan and dairy-free, lovingly prepared using only the finest organic ingredients.

Notably, each bottle is brimming with billions of live probiotics, thoughtfully supporting digestion and promoting overall wellness with every invigorating sip. Embrace the goodness of Kirk's Kefir and revitalize your body and mind with a sip of nature's best.

  • ✅ Supports Healthy Digestion




  • ✅ VEGAN

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Water Kefir?

Water kefir is a traditional fermented probiotic drink created to satisfy thirst and replenish your gut. Colourful and flavoured with organic juices, water kefir is cultured with ancient “kefir grains” to offer refreshment with gut health benefits, Kirk’s Kefir is 100% vegan, dairy-free, and contains billions of living probiotics in every bottle to support wellness and digestion.

When Is The Best Time To Consume Kirk’s Kefir?

There is no right or wrong time to enjoy Kirk’s Kefir. The wonderful thing is you can enjoy this refreshing drink any time of the day.

Are There Any Common Food Allergens In Kirk’s Kefir?

We’re honoured to say Kirk’s Kefir is 100% vegan, soy-free,egg-free, corn-free, gluten-free, and non-GMO. It contains no wheat, barley, rye, whey, or derivatives.

Can I Consume Kirk’s Kefir After The “Expiry Date”?

For the best quality, we advise to consume Kirks Kefir either on or before the “best before” date.

Where Is Kirk’s Kefir Made?

We are proud to say that we handcraft in Beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, the traditional lands of the Coast Salish people, we honour and thank them.

How Is Kirk’s Kefir Made?

Kirk’s Kefir is traditionally crafted with water kefir grains, also known as tibicos, that we ferment in purified water with an organic cane and coconut sugar during our initial fermentation. During the second fermentation, each drink is naturally flavoured using organic fruit juices.

Has Kirk’s Kefir Been Laboratory Tested

Yes, our Kefir has been laboratory tested and shown to contain living probiotics.

330ml: 5 billion lactobacillus species

1.9 litre:32 billion lactobacillus species

Each flavour was laboratory tested to confirm post-fermentation sugar profiles, and we clearly mark this on the front of each label. Understanding how much sugar we are consuming can be difficult to understand, and we wanted to clearly mark how much sugar was in each bottle.

What Are The Options Available In A 330ml Bottle?

When ordering cases of our 330ml bottles they come in two options. A case of one flavor or our variety pack that comes with 3 bottles each flavour.

  • Lemon Mango
  • Blue Razz
  • Watermelon Lime
  • Apple Lime Ginger.

Will You Take Orders If We Inform You In A Short Time?

If you have a special occasion, and require a bulk order, send us a message and we will do all we can to accommodate you.

Where do you offer delivery to?

We offer delivery to anywhere within a 25km radius of our North Vancouver warehouse