Milk kefir comes from the Caucasus, a mountainous region where the European continent meets Asia. It’s here that milk kefir earned its reputation as an elixir of long life and a medicinal tonic.
Milk kefir grains are a gelatinous mass harboring a generous variety of bacteria and yeast. They are used to make continual batches of milk kefir. There’s no actual grain in kefir grains. They are called grains because they are small and numerous, like grains of sand.
Kefir is closely related to cultures found in raw milk and our digestive tract, making it an excellent probiotic.

When kefir grains are added to milk, the bacteria begin feasting on the lactose in the milk. The lactose nourishes the grains, allowing them to grow and reproduce. Kefir has significanlty less lactose than fresh milk and is much more digestible for lactose intolerant people.

Not for human consumption. The grains have been grown in a certified kitchen, but are not registered. We use them for our consumption, but sell them for animal treatment only.

Milk Kefir Making Kit contents:
- 1x 500ml glass jar with white plastic lid, wide mouthed for optimum fermentation
- 1x Stainless Steel Strainer
- 1x Kitchen Thermometer
- 1x Milk Kefir Grains Starter Pack
- 1x Instructions via email (table of contents is below)

Please note: An additional 500ml glass jar can be added to this kit for keeping ready kefir in the fridge. Please see here: 500ml glass jar.

Shipping is once a week on Mondays (please check the date above). Please check next shipment date above. You can also arrange pick up from us in Pigeon Bay (contact: [email protected]). Please select rural delivery if you supply us with a rural address to avoid delays. We won't send the kefir grains if the rural fee has not been paid. If you are unsure if you live at a rural address please check your address here:
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