- October 30, 2012 at 7:42 pm #91301
HealhyMemberTopics: 87Replies: 45
I would like to order online kefir at ebay but I´m afraid that kefir will spoil during the trip. Can you give me some advices??? ThanksOctober 30, 2012 at 10:11 pm #91309
rasterParticipantTopics: 104Replies: 6828
-Ask for them to ship it with 1-day shipping.
-It should not get bad if its shipped quickly because of winter weather.
-Find a place that ships with an ice pack.
-If you are still afraid, get a kefir starting kit and make it at home (the grains are better).
-rasterNovember 1, 2012 at 12:59 am #91329
titanParticipantTopics: 51Replies: 131
I got a starter kit from culturesforhealth.com and it was fine. It takes a week to get to you, then a week to activate the culture per their instructions that come with the starter kit. They also have YouTube videos of making kefir that are helpful.November 6, 2012 at 2:05 pm #91500
MiriamMemberTopics: 8Replies: 61
Hi, I ordered my Kefir from Cultures for health. Call them. They will answer all your questions. 1-800-962-1959. After hydrating the grains with cow milk-I use coconut milk. It taste great. Every 2 weeks I use cows milk for 2 days. Then bavk to the coconut milk. Good luck. MiriamNovember 6, 2012 at 2:15 pm #91501
Able900SpectatorTopics: 92Replies: 4814
Healhy;29695 wrote: I would like to order online kefir at ebay but I´m afraid that kefir will spoil during the trip. Can you give me some advices??? Thanks
That may depend on where the store is located; especially since your location is England. If you don’t receive an answer soon, you may want to create a new thread titled, “Kefir Grains in England” and ask the same question. Perhaps someone located in England can help you.
AbleNovember 8, 2012 at 2:21 am #91554
eskimo_pupMemberTopics: 41Replies: 78
im in the uk.
Just received my grains from happy kombucha.
I went for them because they had immediate availability and being on the low end of the price scale was a bonus.
They were fast to respond to questions- yes the kefir is organic and no it won’t die at the post office depot but it will be very hungry so i should pick it up and feed it soon.
Not shipped with ice but did arrive first class in a padded envelope. It is fermenting now, it gave a satisfying hiss earlier when i opened the jar so i presume its fermenting well!
Alternatively their is a list of people in the uk willing to share their grains for a small donation or for postage, but i didn’t want to mess about organising it.
For me i was looking for organic at a reasonable price and i got it.
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