Suggested Biena Cultures for Cheeses

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Fresh Cheeses made with Mesophile Aroma Type B

Butter                           Mesophile Aroma B

Crème fraîche           Mesophile Aroma B    

Sour Cream               Mesophile Aroma B

Cream cheese          Mesophile Aroma B

Goat cheese              Mesophile Aroma B

Cottage cheese        Mesophile Aroma B

Buttermilk                 Mesophile Aroma B

Havarti                        Mesophile Aroma B

Fontina                       Mesophile Aroma B

Halloumi                    Mesophile Aroma B

 

  • (LL) Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis
  • (LLC) Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris
  • (LLD) Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis biovar diacetylactis
  • (LMC) Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. cremoris


Semi-soft cheeses made with Mesophile Type ll

Cheddar..........    Mesophile ll + Thermo C

Farmers Cheese.............          Mesophile ll

Gouda...........                    Mesophile ll + STA

Edam ...........                    Mesophile ll + STA

Colby............        Mesophile ll + Thermo C

Brie..........              Mesophile ll or Aroma B

Jack..............                                  Mesophile ll

Stilton.........           Mesophile ll or Aroma B

Blue.........               Mesophile ll or Aroma B

Feta ..............Mesophile ll + STA + Lipase

 Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris 

Stretch Cheeses made with STA Thermophilic

Mozzarella-------------------------------  STA

 Romano----------------------------------- STA

Provolone ------------------  STA                    

 Oaxaca----------------------- STA +Aroma B

String Cheese----------------------------STA

 Streptococcus thermophilus 

Cheeses made with Thermophile C

Hard alpine cheeses                                                                                              Thermo C

Swiss Cheese                                                                   Thermo C + Propionic powder

Parmesan  style                                                         Thermo C + Lipase                            

 Gruyere                                                                                 Thermo C  Propionic powder

Beaufort                                                                                                                        Thermo 

 

Streptococcus thermophilus

Lactobacillus helveticus

Cheeses made with Thermophile B

 

Mozzarella

Romano

                    Provolone                    

Oaxaca

String Cheese

 

(ST) Streptococcus thermophilus

(LBB) Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus