Piima Yoghurt Starter

Piima Yoghurt Starter

2 x 2g sachets
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Piima Yoghurt is a Scandinavian treat that is light and creamy with a buttermilk-like savour, one of the thinner yoghurts that makes a great probiotic yoghurt drink. Crafty Cultures brings you the starter culture you’ll need to create its moreish tang indefinitely with an heirloom culture that cultures at room temperature without the need of a special appliance such as a yoghurt maker.  It’s brimming with healthy probiotics for your tummy and you can use it to make mouth-watering cultured butter from cream, or buttermilk too. Add it to salad dressings for a wonderful mild and creamy cheese-like tartness.

  • Natural
  • Vegetarian
  • Made Overseas

  • Contains 2 x 0.2g packets of Piima yoghurt starter
  • Reusable heirloom starter re-cultures from batch to batch indefinitely
  • Cultures on the countertop at room temperature (70º-77ºF)
  • This culture is also suitable for use with raw dairy milk or non-dairy milk, with special care
  • Cultured in organic dairy milk
  • Non GMO

Benefits of yoghurt

Yoghurt is naturally fermented by bacteria that is known as ‘friendly bacteria’ because it is so beneficial for supporting your delicate balance of healthy gut flora. Feeding your gut with healthy bacteria can help ease a number of digestive problems such as wind and bloating and help restore the balance if you have been on a course of antibiotics which can damage your microflora. It’s also filled with nutrients such as calcium, vitamin B2, B12, potassium, and magnesium. Those are mildly lactose intolerant often find they can tolerate yoghurt because the bacteria convert the lactose into lactic acid.

Why we love homemade…

Apart from being healthy, fun and satisfying making your own traditional and yum food, most commercial yoghurts are filled with artificial colours, flavours, additives, and sugar which can counteract the beneficial effects of yoghurt in your gut, especially the sugar. With homemade yoghurt you can sweeten it with wholesome and tasty natural sweeteners such as raw honey, maple syrup or birch xylitol. You also get to choose healthier milk options.


  • Activate 1 packet using 1-2 cups pasteurized milk
  • Store 2nd packet in the freezer as a back-up


Manufactured in a facility that also produces products made with gluten and dairy.

Shipping Information and Shelf-life: 

  • Shipped in a barrier-sealed packet as a freeze-dried yogurt culture
  • Keeps at room temperature (68° to 77°F) for 3 to 4 months
  • In the refrigerator (40° to 45°F): 9 months unopened
  • In the freezer (0° to 25°F): 12 months unopened


Organic milk, live active bacteria.

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