Penicillium Roqueforti (for blue cheese)
Used for making blue cheese, these mold spores create cheese with a soft and creamy consistency with a distinctive aroma.
Mold spores used for making bleu cheese. These mold spores start growing from the outside in, creating a white crust on cheese before infusing the interior and creating a soft and creamy consistency with a distinctive aroma.
- One packet contains freeze-dried mold Penicillium Roqueforti (10 doses)
- Usage Rate: Add 1/8 tsp. directly to 1-4 gallons of milk. For applying the roqueforti as a spray, mix 1/8 tsp. per 4-8 oz. buffered water (8 oz. water with 1/8 tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. sugar) and allow the solution to sit for 16 hours at fridge temperature before use.
Penicillium Roqueforti is essential in the ripening process of bleu cheese by:
- Providing characteristic appearance of the cheese.
- Contributing to fast growth rate, strong blue cheese flavor, blue-green color, and creamy consistency.
Shelf Life and Storage Information
Shelf life is up to 6-12 months when stored in the freezer.