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  • Penicillium Roqueforti
  • Penicillium Roqueforti

Penicillium Roqueforti

Short Description:
Penicillium roqueforti is a culture used when making blue cheese. The three different strains available provide different textures and flavors when making your own blue cheese.

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Make hundreds of your own blue cheese at home with a properly stored packet of Penicillium Roqueforti. The strains have received DVI-Direct Vat Inoculation. Each direct set freeze-dried packet comes in 10 doses or 2.5 doses (repackaged) for easy hobby and home usage without the hefty commercial price tag.

Each of the three strains of Penicillium Roqueforti culture creates a different texture and taste in the penicillium cheese. Choose between the following:

  • PRB6 Strain is a liquid form of Penicillium Roqueforti that has a blue-green color, grows fast and a strong blue flavor. For commercial usage, use 2 doses for every 1000 liters of milk (2200 lbs.). For hobby usage, one drop for every gallon of milk is required. Dose size: PRB6 bottle must be used. This strain is Vegan.
  • PA Strain has a piquant aroma, extended shelf life, medium-fast growing rate and slightly tough consistency. Used to make mild Blue cheeses such as Roquefort and is a great choice for hard blue cheeses. 
  • PV Strain grows quickly and has a creamy consistency, strong tolerance to salt and a piquant aroma. Make Blue cheese including Roquefort, strong Gorgonzola and Danablu. 
  • PJ Strain has an expected blue flavor, middle-green color and grows fast. 

Make approximately 300 Blue cheeses in 4in (11cm) sizes with each 2.5 dose packet. The standard dose rate is 1/32nd-1/16th tsp. (.14g-.07g) for every 1-5 gal (3.75litres-19liters) of milk. The strains are non-GMO, contain lactose and Kosher except PRB6, which is not Kosher.

Follow the steps of regular cheese making to make blue cheese but add in one crucial step to the process: needling. Pierce the cheese to introduce air to feed the penicillium cultures and create the famous blue veins. Blue cheese making culture and a blue cheese making kit may help you get started making your favorite blue cheese. Work with Penicillium Roqueforti vegan culture to perfect your own favorite blue cheese at home for your taste buds.

All strains are non-gmo. PR86 is not Kosher

Spec Sheet PA

Spec Sheet PV

Spec Sheet PS

Spec Sheet PRB6  (Vegan)

Kosher Certified

Shipping included within the USA. International shipping available.

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  1. Great Vegan Product

    Posted by anthony on 16th Jul 2019

    i'm very happy there is a vegan version of this product. each 6 ounce wheel of cheese only requires 1/16th teaspoon of liquid, so it goes a very long way.

  2. Really appreciate quality vegan cheese making supplies

    Posted by Miranda on 10th Jun 2019

    I really appreciate the vegan cultures. I have had great success making my own vegan blue cheese with this product.

  3. Thank you.

    Posted by Trina on 29th Apr 2019

    Product shipped in timely manner. Had clear instructions for storing product. Can’t wait to try vegan blue cheese. Thank you

  4. PR mold

    Posted by Jay on 23rd Apr 2018

    Realy don't know yet, as the cheese is still aging.
    But it did develop a good blue pretty fast.
    So we will see.

  5. Excellent customer service!

    Posted by Trista Bassett on 9th Dec 2017

    My order arrived very quickly and was impressed with the professional (and yet personal) communication. So far so good with my vegan cheese! :)

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