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Fresh Starter Culture

Regular price $6.95
Fresh Starter Culture

Fresh Starter Culture

Regular price $6.95
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Fresh starter culture can be used to make Cottage Cheese, Pot Cheese, Neufchatel and other soft cheese. This culture will make a single batch of mother culture for cheese making.



  • Lactose
  • (LL) Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis
  • (LLC) Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris
  • (LLD) Lactococcus lactis subsp. biovar diacetylactis
  • (LMC) Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. cremoris

Store in the freezer for up to 2 years

Each of the five packets will make 1 quart of prepared culture

New England Cheesemaking Supply Company

Kosher Info
Kosher certificate available upon request


Yes No Allergens Description Of Components
X Peanuts
X Tree Nuts
X Sesame
X Milk
X Eggs
X Fish
X Crustaceans
X Shellfish
X Soy
X Wheat
X Triticale
X Mustard
X Sulfites


  • Heat 1 quart of sterilized milk to 86ºF
  • Add 1 packet of fresh starter culture to milk, let rehydrate for 1-3 minutes
  • Stir milk for 1-2 minutes
  • Let set for 12-15 hours
  • Store prepared culture in a refrigerator and use within one week
  • Freeze any culture, that will not be used within one week, in ice cube trays

To Re-culture

  • Repeat the steps above but substitute culture packet for 1-2 cubes (1/4 cup) of prepared culture

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Fresh Starter Culture

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