CHOOZIT MA Series
- Product Format:
- Freeze-dried Powder
- Culture Type:
MA culture, a blend of two mesophilic lactic acid cultures, is a culture commonly used to make Cheddar, Colby, Monterey Jack and Cottage Cheese. This culture is used where only lactic acid production is desired. This blend does NOT contain gas-producing bacteria. The MA series of cultures (MA 11, MA 14, MA 16, MA 19) are known as a bacteriophage rotation (to prevent bacteriophage) and are interchangeable.
Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis
Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris
USED TO MAKE: Recommended for American-type cheeses: cheddar, Colby, Monterey Jack, cottage cheese and also chevre.
USAGE RATE: Cheddar and most semi-hard cheeses: 11-12 DCU per 100 liters milk (48-53 DCU per 1000 lbs. milk). Soft cheeses: 6-7 DCU per 100 liters milk; 26-31 DCU per 1000 lbs. milk. These listed quidelines are starting points -- optimal usage rates may vary. For more detailed application information, please contact Dairy Connection Technical Support.
KOSHER STATUS: Kosher Dairy, certificate available
GMO STATUS: non-GMO