Fresh Cheese Making Kit


Our most comprehensive choice, the Fresh Cheese Kit contains two starter cultures and supplies to make five different varieties of soft cheese - feta, cottage cheese, cream cheese, fromage blanc, and traditional quark. Kit contains a Mesophilic Cheese Culture, a Fresh Cheese Culture, calcium chloride, vegetable rennet, cheese salt, butter muslin, a thermometer, and an instruction and recipe booklet.

*Packaging may vary

Included in each kit:

  • Mesophilic Direct-Set Cheese Culture
  • Fresh Cheese Culture
  • ½ oz Liquid Vegetable Rennet
  • Calcium Chloride
  • Cheese Salt
  • Thermometer
  • Butter Muslin
  • Instructions and Recipe Booklet

Ingredients and Allergen Information:

  • Please refer to the individual product pages for the ingredients and allergen information of each item included in the kit.
  • This kit contains no GMO ingredients

Shelf-life and Storage Information

  • Store in freezer: Cheese cultures; These starters will keep for 12+ months if stored properly.
  •  Store in refrigerator:  Liquid Vegetable Rennet; Liquid rennet will keep 6 months if stored properly.
  •  Store in a cool, dry place:  Calcium Chloride, Cheese Salt; Cheese salt will last indefinitely if stored properly.

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Based on 7 reviews
Great for us beginners

Great for us beginners...first batch was WONDERFUL!

Love it

I'm a cream cheese-making fool now, thanks to this kit!

Great results, great value

I purchased the Fresh Cheese Making Kit, and have made 3 batches of cheese: mascarpone, cottage cheese and ricotta. The first batch I followed the directions to the letter. Since I use raw Jersey cow milk and cream, I found the curds too firm with the calcium chloride, I left it out of the other batches, and had excellent results. I have already recommended this kit to some of my friends eager to make their own cheese at home.

Mixed feelings

See review from 2013 about fromage blanc...still has not been corrected in the booklet i received. Now I'm faced with possibly wasted gallon of my raw goat milk. So unhappy! Some other aspects are great, but besides this the rennet has issues too.

Response from CFH: The instructions included with this starter ( ) are up-to-date and accurate. No extra rennet is needed when using this starter. The recipe on our website ( ) has 2 options, one of which uses rennet and a mesophilic cheese starter. We are very sorry for any confusion.

made cottage cheese and cream cheese

my first time making cottage cheese and cream cheese. instructions were ok, got a little confused, but, I was able to work my way through and ended up with an edible product! It would be nice to have a list of items that one needs to have when you first start into cheese making so you have everything on hand (butter cloth, hard cheese molds, more explanation of which cultures are needed to make which types of cheeses, press, etc. )