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    Wiki: Manufactured Cultures

    This wiki article is a listing of commercial manufactured freeze dried individual or mixed cultures organized alphabetically by culture type and including where available their contents, what they develop and their uses. As the listing is long, there is a clickable menu below to jump to the individual cultures.

    Mesophilic Starter Cultures

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, MM100, 250 Dose Mesophilic Lactice Acid Producing Starter Culture - CheeseForum.org

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, MM100, 250 Dose Mesophilic Lactice Acid Producing Starter Culture - CheeseForum.org

    Thermophilic Starter Cultures

    Ripening & Aroma Cultures

    Mesophilic Starter Cultures

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, Geotrichum Candidum, 10 Dose - CheeseForum.org

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, Geotrichum Candidum, 10 Dose - CheeseForum.org

    Abiasa’s Mesophile Aromatic Type B

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies biovar diacetylactis
      • Lactococcus mesenteroides

    Abiasa’s Mesophile Type II

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris

    Abiasa’s Mesophile Type III

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis

    CHR Hansen’s Flora Danica

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis biovar diacetylactis
      • Leuconostoc mesenteroides subspecies cremoris

    Danisco’s Choozit Kazu

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies biovar diacetylactis
      • Lactococcus helveticus

    Danisco’s Choozit LM057, LM059

    • Contains:
      • Leuconostoc mesenteroides subspecies cremoris

    Danisco’s Choozit MA011, MA014, MA016 . . . MA019

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, Penicillium Candidum VS, 2 Dose - CheeseForum.org

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, Penicillium Candidum VS, 2 Dose - CheeseForum.org

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis

    Danisco’s Choozit MA4001/4002

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies biovar diacetylactis
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
    • Notes:
      • Diacetylactis releases aromatic gases during aging providing random small eyes as well as buttery flavour quality.
    • Uses:
      • As an adjunct to provide increased buttery flavour.

    Danisco’s Choozit MD088 & MD089

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies biovar diacetylactis
    • Notes:
      • Diacetylactis releases aromatic gases during aging providing random small eyes as well as buttery flavour quality.
    • Uses:
      • As an adjunct to provide increased buttery flavour.

    Danisco’s Choozit MM100 & MM101 & BT001 & BT002

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies biovar diacetylactis
    • Notes:
      • Builds acid quickly.
      • Diacetylactis releases aromatic gases during aging providing random small eyes as well as buttery flavour quality.
    • Uses:
      • Multiple cheese types.
      • If using for Camembert, provides close to the strong flavor of the traditional classic Camembert de Normandie.

    Danisco’s Choozit MT1

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
      • Lactobacillus delbrueckii subspecies bulgaricus
    • Used:
      • For making Feta.

    Danisco’s Choozit RA Series

    • Names:
      • RA021, RA022, RA023, RA024 . . . RA026
    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Streptococcus thermophilus

    Danisco’s Choozit SMADL

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies biovar diacetylactis
      • Lactococcus mesenteroides

    Thermophilic Starter Cultures

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, Penicillium Candidum VS, 2 Dose - CheeseForum.org

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, Penicillium Candidum VS, 2 Dose - CheeseForum.org

    Abiasa’s Thermophilic Type B

    • Contains:
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
      • Lactococcus bulgaricus
    • Used:
      • Soft and semi-soft type cheeses.

    Abiasa’s Thermophilic Type C

    • Contains:
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
      • Lactococcus helveticus
    • Used:
      • Italian and farmstead type cheeses.
    • Develops:
      • helveticus provides sweeter - nuttier flavour than bulgaricus.

    Abiasa’s Lactococcus Helveticus

    • Contains:
      • Lactococcus helveticus
    • Develops:
      • Sweeter - nuttier flavour than bulgaricus.

    Danisco’s Choozit ABY-2C

    • Contains:
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
      • Lactobacillus delbrueckii subspecies bulgaricus
      • Lactobacillus acidophilus
      • Bifidobacterium longum

    Danisco’s Choozit LH100

    • Contains:
      • Lactobacillus helveticus
      • Lactobacillus lactis subspecies lactis

    Danisco’s Choozit LH340

    • Contains:
      • Lactobacillus delbrueckii subspecies bulgaricus

    Danisco’s Choozit MY087 Series

    • Contains:
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis

    Danisco’s Choozit MY800

    • Contains:
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
      • Lactobacillus delbrueckii subspecies bulgaricus
      • Lactococcus lactis subspecies lactis

    Danisco’s Choozit MYE Series

    • Contains:
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
      • Lactobacillus delbrueckii subspecies bulgaricus

    Danisco’s Choozit TA050, TA052, & TA054

    • Contains:
      • Streptococcus thermophilus
    • Used:
      • For stabilized cheese.

    Danisco’s Choozit TA060, TA061, & TA062

    • Contains:
      • Streptococcus salivarius subspecies thermophilus
    • Used:
      • For hard cheese.

    Ripening & Aroma Cultures

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, Penicillium Candidum Neige, 2 Dose - CheeseForum.org

    Danisco's Choozit Product Line, Penicillium Candidum Neige, 2 Dose - CheeseForum.org

    Abiasa’s Proprionic Bacteria

    • Contains:
      • Proprionibacteria freudenreichii subspecies shermanii

    Abiasa’s B. linens

    • Contains:
      • Brevibacterium linens

    Danisco’s Choozit Cornybacteria

    • Names:
      • LR, SR3
    • Contains:
      • Brevibacterium linens
    • Used:
      • “LR” contains strains of Brevibacterium linens that are more aromatic.
      • “SR3″ contains strains of Brevibacterium linens that are less aromatic.

    Danisco’s Choozit Geotrichum candidum

    • Names:
      • GEO13, GEO15, GEO17
    • Contains:
      • Geotrichum candidum
    • Used:
      • Creates a cream color rind, often a preferred trait below white mold in Penicllium candidum cheeses like Camembert & Crottin.
      • GEO13 contains strains of G. candidum that produce mold like appearance and intermediate aroma/flavour.
      • GEO15 contains strains of G. candidum that produce yeast like appearance and mild aroma/flavour.
      • GEO17 contains strains of G. candidum that produce mold like appearance and very mild aroma/flavour.

    Danisco’s Choozit Penicillium candidum ABL

    • Contains:
      • Penicillium candidum
    • Develops:
      • ABL contains special strains of P. candidum that produces white mold.

    Danisco’s Choozit Penicillium candidum HP6

    • Contains:
      • Penicillium candidum
    • Develops:
      • HP6 contains classic strains of P. candidum that produces white mold.

    Danisco’s Choozit Penicillium candidum Neige

    • Contains:
      • Penicillium candidum
    • Develops:
      • Neige contains classic strains of P. candidum that produces white mold with a strong aroma/flavour.

    Danisco’s Choozit Penicillium candidum SAM3

    • Contains:
      • Penicillium candidum
    • Develops:
      • SAM3 contains anti mucor strains of P. candidum that produces white mold.

    Danisco’s Choozit Penicillium candidum VB

    • Contains:
      • Penicillium candidum
    • Develops:
      • VB contains classic strains of P. candidum that produces white mold.

    Danisco’s Choozit Penicillium candidum VS

    • Contains:
      • Penicillium candidum
    • Develops:
      • VS contains classic strains of P. candidum that produces white mold with a mild aroma/flavour.

    Danisco’s Choozit Penicillium album

    • Contains:
      • Penicillium album
    • Produces:
      • White-grey mould.

    Danisco’s Choozit Penicillium Roqueforti

    • Names:
      • PJ, PV.
    • Contains:
      • Penicillium roqueforti
    • Develops:
      • PJ contains strains of P. roqueforti that are slower acting and produce lighter more greener blue-green mold with milder aroma/flavour.
      • PV contains strains of P. roqueforti that are fast acting and produce intense dark blue-green mold with very piquent aroma/flavour and creamy texture.

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