Barley water is making a comeback

SCOTTISH drinks maker “You + I”  has expanded into barley water and botanical tea.

The Glasgow-based company, known previously as Clever Kombucha, was set up by husband-and-wife team Alan and Kelsey Moore in 2017.

Kesley said: “There is a reason your granny used to give you barley water when you were ill – it is packed full of nutrients and fantastic for you.

“However, the artificial sweeteners contained within established brands means it’s not really a healthy option – that’s why we’ve created a healthy alternative.

“Consumers, and young people in particular, are far more health-conscious than they used to be, they don’t want to drink alcohol as much, or in many cases at all, and are looking for soft alternatives that taste great but are not full of sugar.”

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