#2 *Custom Probiotics Yoghurt Starter: 25grams: Shipped Express
IMPORTANT: We package and send the yoghurt Starter seperately via Express Post on Monday or Wednesdays, accompanied with ICE (unless you un-select ice).
We encourage you to select ice with this product. If you unselect ice, we will send it without and by processing your order, you accept the product and the condition to which it is received without the option to return your item.
During the hotter months, some customers are concerned that the ice has melted and the product is delivered warm. We make every effort to ensure that the product is kept cool for longer with ice during the express delivery of this item but we do not promise a refrigerated service and the manufacturer has advised and assured us that the yoghurt starter can be left out of the fridge (and without ice) for up to 2 weeks before the culture begins to die so we are confident that the express delivery, ice packed journey will have no or little penetration on the culture quality. Customers purchasing this item please be aware and acknowledge and accept that we are unable to control the weather or the temperature that this product is delivered and are under no obligation to accept returns. Please read our shipping notice and terms and conditions below for this product. Thank you.
PLEASE NOTE: If your post code is not within the Australia Post Network, we may ship your items with regular post depending on the shortest route and additional expense.
Custom Probiotics Yogurt Starter #2 is a formulation Similar in taste and performance to Custom Probiotics Yogurt Starter #1 with additional Lactobacilus Lactis and Bifidobacterium Lactis. It is generally preferred and used by people on the GAPS diet.
The Starter Culture does NOT contain: dairy, sugar, gluten, soy, corn, casein, yeast, artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, FOS or any Genetically Modified or engineered ingredients.
Add half scoop ( 0.4 gm) of yogurt culture, per 2-4 quarts (2.3litres) of milk at 100 Deg F (38 Deg C). Mix thoroughly and ferment for 9 hours or longer if following the GAPS Diet (24hrs). Then refrigerate the yogurt made. Keep the yogurt culture in the refrigerator. See Yoghurt Making Instructions below.
Custom Probiotics Yogurt Starter With Live Cultures
Custom Probiotics has formulated two yogurt starters in powder form. Formula 1 contains L. Bulgaricus, S. Thermophilus and L. Acidophilus, while Formula 2 contains additional two strains B. Lactis and L. Lactis. Both formulas are dairy and casein free, hypoallergenic, and do not contain any artificial colours, flavours, preservatives, sugar, gluten, soy or FOS.
The bacterial count per gram of yogurt made will be above 100 million per gram, based on various independent lab test results that were performed on yogurts that we have made during our evaluations. The type and amount of microorganisms in yogurt affect lactose digestion and health benefits of yogurt. You can store our yogurt starters in the refrigerator or freezer. Our yogurt starters are highly concentrated and hence very little needs to be used. Our yogurt starters are likely to appeal to health-conscious individuals.
Interesting FACT: When Yoghurt is fermented for over 24 hours, it becomes virtually lactose free and removes the protein casein which GAPS and SCD patients struggle to digest.
FUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES OF YOGURT
The well-known health benefits of eating yogurt are the following:
- Enhanced lactose digestion
- Stimulation of intestinal immunity
- Improving the balance of microbial population in the intestines
- Improved immunity to disease
- Inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria. Yogurt’s fermenting agents produce some bacteriocins which, combined with their acidity, prove beneficial for the intestinal flora
- Improving intestinal transit
Yoghurt Making Instructions
1. Prepare one litre of your GAPS milk choice and heat till it reaches 90 degrees C. Please refer to Dr Natasha’s book for the alternative raw recipe instructions (please note the raw version will not create the same viscosity result compared to yoghurt that is brought to boiling point prior to fermentation.
3. Let the milk cool to 38-43 C (before adding the starter yoghurt culture).
4. Add 1/3 of a scoop of the yogurt culture powder per one litre of milk.
5. Mix thoroughly with a spoon or beater until the powder yogurt starter is well dissolved.
6. Fill the resulting cultured milk in a yogurt maker of your choice and incubate at 38-43 C for 12-24 hours. During fermentation, part of the lactose (milk sugar) converts to lactic acid, decreasing the pH values to a range of 4.25 to 4.5. Your yoghurt will virtually be free of lactose and casein if fermented for 24 hours or more (this is recommended for GAPS and SCD).
7. Refrigerate for at least five- six hours.
8. Enjoy and share with friends and family.
This item is sent express post on Mondays or Wednesdays (with the exception of public holiday disruptions) and in some cases this will be sent in a separate parcel to other items with ice packs to keep their journey a little cooler for a little longer (unless the customer unselects the ice). The manufacturer has advised that these items can be left out of the fridge for 2 weeks before the culture begins to die so we are confident that the express delivery, ice packed journey will have no penetration on the culture quality.
If you select Ice: The ice allows the item to remain cool for longer but the ice is not expected to remain solid upon delivery. If you have ordered other items, they may be sent in a different parcel and received on a different day. Your postal location and the size of your remaining order will determine whether all items will be sent together express with this item or whether the remaining items will be sent regular post, so please don’t be alarmed if you receive different parts of your parcel on different days as a result, unless you have selected EXPRESS in the shopping cart yourself. Whilst we make every effort to ensure that care is taken to provide a speedy delivery with ice to preserve the product for longer, we would like to advise that it is the customer’s responsibility to keep an eye on the tracking and to be available to collect the express parcel when delivery is due. This item should be refrigerated upon delivery. In the case that no one will be home to collect the express item, the postman will leave a card advising you to pick up your parcel from the post office that afternoon (unless you provide authority in the comments section for a safe drop with instructions for where you wish to have the parcel left. We cannot be held responsible for the hot whether that may expose the product to more heat. Parcel pick up notification cards can often go missing, so please ensure you check with your local post office if you are expecting delivery and keep an eye on your tracking.
Important Express Post Consideration: It is the customer’s responsibility to confirm whether the destination postcode is within range at the Australia Post express post network and this can be confirmed here: http://auspost.com.au/personal/express-post-network-nsw-act.html
You may wish to consider our SAFE DROP options with Australia Post - Please read more about this and our shipping procedures here: https://shop.gapsaustralia.com.au/shipping-returns/
Can Custom probiotic Yoghurt starters be used to make yoghurt’s using nut milk or coconut milk?
Yes and they only need to be fermented for 9 hours as there is no casein or lactose to remove in the fermentation period.
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