Propionic Shermanii, Swiss Culture

Use in Conjunction with Another Thermophilic Culture

Brand: New England Cheesemaking Supply    Item Number: HM629

$15.96 $11.17/Pack

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$15.96 $11.17/Pack

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


This produces the characteristic eyes (holes), aroma and flavor associated with Swiss, Gruyere and Emmenthal. This culture must be used with a Thermophilic culture for preparing Swiss-type cheeses. It cannot be re-cultured.

  • Culture Includes: Propionibacteria freudenreichii subsp. shermanii.
  • Yield: Amount to use will vary depending on the type of cheese being made.
  • Use 1/8 teaspoon per 2-4 gallons of milk.
  • Packet contains approximately 8-10 teaspoons and will set 100-200 gallons.
  • Keeps in freezer one year.

Note: This is not an acid producing culture and needs to be used with another thermophilic culture to convert the lactose and produce acid.


Cheese/Culture Type Gruyère, Swiss Cheese Aging Time 3+ Months
Culture Use Direct Set
Cheese/Culture Type Gruyère, Swiss
Cheese Aging Time 3+ Months
Culture Use Direct Set

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Shipping Weight: 0.50 lbs. Dimensions: 6"L x 4.5"W x 0.5"H


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