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Mesophilic Starter Culture

Mesophilic Starter Culture

easy to use, pre-measured cheese making culture

"I absolutely love this starter culture, it works perfect every time!"
–Irene W, Home Cheese Maker

Regular price $6.95
Regular price $6.95
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This Mesophilic culture is used in making a variety of hard, moderate temperature cheese including Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Stilton, Edam, Gouda, Muenster, Blue, and Colby.

Five individual packets are included, for easy use. Simply add one packet directly to heated milk to begin the cheese making process. This culture is great for beginner and advanced cheese makers alike.



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

Store in the freezer for up to 2 years

Each of the five packets will set up to 2 gallons of milk

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


Add 1 packet to your milk at proper temperature when recipe calls for adding starter culture.

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Mesophilic Starter Culture

Item# C101

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Julie S.
United States United States
Easy Transaction, Correct Product

We needed Mesophilic Starter Culture for the recipes we wanted to try, it came very quickly and includes several packets. Thank you!

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Donald S.
United States United States
Best Culture for Mozz

We use this culture for making goat cheese mozz. Great results!

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Mesophilic Starter

The quality of the cheese cultures are second to none.

Chip B.
United States United States
I used the starter to make Ricki Carroll's Farmhouse Cheddar

As a newbie to cheese making, I was delighted to discover how easy it was to make Farmhouse Cheddar. The Mesophilic Starter Culture performed perfectly. It produced firm curds and, ultimately, pretty good cheese. I look forward to further cheese making adventures.

Gregory G.
United States United States
The fastest, easiest, most reliable mesophilic starter on the market

I have tried several different brands and this is the starter culture that always works for me.