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Kosher Yogurt Starter: Traditional Flavor

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A pleasantly tangy direct-set yogurt starter that is easy to use. Make yogurt when you need to and freeze the remaining starter culture for later. No starter to maintain.

  • Each bottle contains 1¼ teaspoons starter culture.
  • Use ⅛ teaspoon for 1-2 quarts milk.
  • For larger batches, use ¼ teaspoon for 1-4 gallons milk.
  • Cultures at 110ºF using a yogurt maker or other appliance.
  • This culture is also suitable for use with raw dairy milk  or non-dairy milk, with special care.
  • Yogurt is amazingly versatile and may be used in recipes from smoothies to baked goods.
  • Certified Kosher 


Yogurt Starter Instructions and Troubleshooting:  

Ingredients: Milk, live active cultures (Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus, Streptococcus thermophilus)

This product contains no GMO ingredients.

Shipping information and shelf-life:

Our Kosher Traditional Flavor Yogurt Starter Culture is shipped in a polyethylene bottle as a freeze-dried yogurt culture in a dairy carrier. The starter is good

  • At room temperature (68º-78ºF): 3-4 weeks
  • In the Refrigerator (40º-45ºF): 6 months
  • In the Freezer: (0º-25ºF): 12+ months

Allergen Information:

  • Contains dairy. 
  • May contain trace amounts of gluten: Barley source is used as a fermentation nutrient. 

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  • From Tina G at 11/27/2011 7:36 PM
    • What kind of yogurt starter can I use to make yogurt from RAW cow's milk? I want to use this without heating the milk, hence leaving the enzymes intact. Any suggestions please? Thanks, T
    • Any of our yogurt starters will work with raw milk. We have instructions on our website for making raw-milk yogurt with either mesophilic (countertop) cultures, or thermophilic cultures that need a certain level of heat. http://www.culturesforhealth.com/raw-milk-yogurt-video
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  • From Candace at 3/11/2012 10:30 AM
    • Who certifies your yogurt starter as kosher?
    • Our kosher yogurt starters are manufactured by The Dairy Connection, whose products are certified as Circle K Kosher Dairy by OK.org.
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  • From Bernard at 8/28/2012 8:07 PM
    • Can I make yogurt with the kosher starter in almond or rice milk? Thank you.
    • Yes, the kosher starters may be used with alternative milks. You will likely need a thickening agent, as alternative milks can create a pretty thin yogurt. See this article for more information on thickening yogurt: http://www.culturesforhealth.com/thickening-homemade-yogurt/
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  • From Amanda at 4/16/2014 5:26 PM
    • Can I use pasteurized milk to make this yogurt?
    • Yes! Any regularly pasteurized milk can be used. Do NOT use Ultra Pasteurized or anything High Temperature Pasteurized.
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Customer Reviews

Wonderfully Tangy Review by Ed

After using store-bought yogurt as a starter, I tried using Kosher style. It creates a tart, tangy and smooth taste.

(Posted on 1/28/2015)

good product. Well pleased. Review by lkw

good product. Well pleased. -Loo

(Posted on 6/30/2014)

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