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MA 11 Mesophilic Starter Culture

MA 11 Mesophilic Starter Culture

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MA 11 Mesophilic starter culture can be used to make a variety of semi-soft and fresh cheese including Cheddar, Colby, Monterrey Jack, Feta and Chevre.



  • Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis
  • Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris

Store in the freezer

50 DCU

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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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


Use approximately 1/2 - 1 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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MA 11 Mesophilic Starter Culture

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Irene D.
United States United States
Mesophilic Starter Culture

Mesophilic Starter Culture Makes the best chevre. Have used it for years. Our cheese is creamy and sweet. Our customers love it.

United States United States
High quality, easy to use culture

I'm relatively new to cheesemaking and recently switched from using pre-measured culture packets to this bulk package. I was concerned at first, but shouldn't have been. It is well made and easy to use. I have since made 3 cheeses with it and all have turned out beautifully!

Crazy G.
Canada Canada

I have been making soft cheeses for years now, but the jump to hard cheeses seemed impossible. The New England Cheese Making Supply Co. website is amazing and it helped me decide what starter cultures to try for my first hard cheese. Yesterday the impossible became possible as I attempted cheddar cheese for the first time! The MA11 starter which smelled like cheddar even in its package was amazing! My first attempt wasn't perfect, but it was delicious! We decided to eat the cheese fresh it tasted so good! I am going to try my hand at ageing cheese next week ... when I attempt cheddar again! Thanks Guys, Crazy Goat Lady

Henry G.
United States United States
Delicious, effective

Works like a charm, happy as always with

United States United States
Great culture

This made the best cheese. I love it and so did my family. Good company too. I really like New England Cheese Company. I can't add a photo, because we ate it so quickly.