It makes not a single difference to me that the yogurt starter with the 5 strains of bacteria are in powder form. It is created from organic milk and additionally removes the dangers of fermenting your own milk.
All I'm interested in is making yogurt that tastes fine and is packed full of friendly bacteria in the minimum amount of time. This easiyo yogurt maker doesnt require electricity and produces 1 litre at a time. I will be quite happy to produce one batch per day and consume the full litre as that is more than enough for me, and ofcourse it will be produced fresh on a daily basis.
We all have our own little quirks and habits, but this is the best choice for me.