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This culture is used primarily for the eye formation, aroma, and flavor production in Swiss type cheeses.

  • 25 gram package, contains approximately 8-10 teaspoons.
  • Usage Rate: Use 1 teaspoon per 2 gallons of milk or as directed by your recipe.
  • Country of Origin: Canada


 Click here for instructions for making Swiss Cheese.



  • (PS) Propionibacteria freudenreichii subsp. shermanii, lactose, ascorbic acid.


Storage Information: Store in the refrigerator.

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  • From JT Schleusener at 11/6/2014 11:46 AM
    • How many 2 gal batches will this make?
    • This packet contains 8-10 teaspoons of propionibacteria. At the rate of 1 teaspoon per 2 gallons, it will make 8-10 batches. Exact yield will vary by recipe.
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  • From Lisa at 2/11/2014 11:16 PM
    • Is there dairy or lactose in this culture? I am vegan and experimenting with vegan cheeses and wondered. Thanks!
    • This culture contains the bacteria listed as well as some lactose and ascorbic acid.
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  • From curtis at 4/3/2013 7:24 PM
    • what is the shelf life of propionibacteria after package has been opened?
    • Re-sealed (i.e., package folded over and put into a zipper-style baggie) and stored in the refrigerator or freezer, about 3 to 4 weeks.
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