Tempeh Starter/Oncom/Tape Spores Tempeh starter spores are needed to make tempeh. This cultured soy product is a great replacement for meat in many recipes from tacos, meatloaf, hamburgers, and our favorite...the grilled tempeh Reuben with raw sauerkraut! Buy tempeh spores or PTS here and start making fresh tempeh cakes at home with this traditional spore starter!
You can buy Ragi Tempe spores, also known as tempeh starter, in 15gr packets for the home culturist and now in 500gr factory sealed packets for the commercial producer.
We also carry several types of Tapei (tape) starter spores like Tapei Ketan, Tapei Ketan Hitam, and Oncom. All tapei starters the fermentation is performed by a variety of molds including Aspergillus oryzae, Rhizopus oryzae, Amylomyces rouxii or Mucor species, and yeasts including Saccharomyces cerevisiae.