MM 100 Mesophilic Starter Culture
MM 100 Mesophilic starter culture can be used to make a variety of semi ripened and fresh cheese including Brie, Camembert, Gouda, Edam, Blue, Feta, Havarti and Chevre.
This culture will create a nicely pronounced buttery like flavor and a somewhat more open texture. It contains the same two primary cultures found in MA011 with the addition of diacetylactis, which produces the CO2 and buttery like flavor/aroma.
Because of the added C02, cheese made with this culture will be somewhat more open in texture. In a cheese such as Gouda or Edam, this can provide the typical small round holes.
- Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis
- Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris
- Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis biovar diacetylactis
Store in the freezer
Inoculates approximately 250 gallons of milk. Can be divided into 25 gallon batches for farmstead use, or 8-10 gallon batches for home use.
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Use approximately 1/2 tsp for 6-12 gallons of milk. This is an estimated guide for usage. Setting temperature, stage of milk and type of cheese will call for specific amounts to reach proper acidification rate.
Reduce culture amount by 25-50% when using raw milk.
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MM100 Mesophilic starter culture
Very Happy ,Works great
This is my go-to mesophilic culture. I use it in almost all my cheeses except chevre (prefer flora danica for that). MM100 is a fine powder that dissolves very well, and can be used in a great variety of cheeses.
MM100 - great value, great culture
I've been a cheesemaker for five years, and this is one of my staple cultures. I used to buy the C101 mesopholic in individual doses (the 5-pack) but it was expensive to buy it in such small quantities. I stuck with that for a long time because I was used to it, but in an effort to save money I decided to try the MM100 - it is SO much more economical, and it has been an easy transition from C101 to MM100. I highly recommend this culture!
MM100 Starter Culture
I've used this Starter Culture to make about 4 different soft cheeses. I'm very pleased with the results. It gives my cheeses a very good and. interesting flavor. It is easy to use and sets curds well. I give this product two thumbs up