theMilkman™ Cheddar Cheese Starter Culture

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Make Farmhouse or Aged Cheddar; or 'Squeaky' curds!

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theMilkman™ Cheddar Cheese Starter Culture

Easy to use - makes great Farmhouse or Aged Cheddar, or make 'Squeaky' Cheddar curds!

 Mesophilic / Thermophilic blended culture

(note- to make Farmhouse or Aged Cheddar, you'll need a CHEESE PRESS; pressing is part of the process!)


Easy to use; just use 1/8 tsp per 2 gallon batch ; follow our recipe!

You can make from 12-16 batches with this packet.


 NOTE: Culture does not include RENNET;  order   Rennet separately if needed (RENNET)

We recommend Veal Rennet or Chymosin for aged cheeses.

Streptococcus salivarius subsp. thermophilus,
Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis,
Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris,  

Application: Cheddar to semi-hard cheeses: Cheddar, Cheshire, Colby, Monterrey Jack, Munster.

General recommended usage is 1/32-1/16 tsp. for every gallon of milk or 1/8 tsp. for every 2-5 gallons of milk. 

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We also offer a great CHEDDAR STARTER KIT


Shipping included within the USA. International shipping available.

What Our Customers Say

  • 5
    theMilkman Cheddar Culture

    Posted by DJ on 10th May 2023

    Worked great- great curds / used with Veal Calf Rennet Highly recommended!