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There are a variety of additives that can be used to help in the cheese making process and or add character to your finished cheese. We've sourced a range of products that help coagulate, naturally color or add more flavor to your cheese. You'll find detailed information for each item on its product page and in our learn and resource sections as well.


Cheese Salt

    This salt melts easily and contains no iodine. Iodine will kill the lactic bacteria in the aging process and it is the lactic bacteria that is important to the proper aging of cheese. What we are looking for in "Cheese Salt" is one that will not...

    Price: $2.95
    Citric Acid
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      Citric Acid is used for making the 30 Minute Mozzarella and Ricotta Cheeses.CONTAINS: 8oz. Citric Acid (Non-GMO Corn based)DIRECTIONS: Dissolve proper amount in 1/4c. non-chlorinated water. Add to milk when specified in recipe.STORAGE: Store in a...

      Price: $5.95
      Calcium Chloride

        Calcium Chloride will help with store bought milk and goats milk to give a firmer setting curd for easier cutting in the making of hard cheeses.CONTAINS: Calcium Chloride (concentration of 30-32%)YIELD:  ALL NEW SIZE: One ounce contains enough...

        Price: $3.45
        Lipase Powder-Lamb (sharp) 1oz.

          This Capilase Lipase powder adds a piquant flavor to Italian cheeses such as Romano and Provolone.CONTAINS: Salt, pregastric lamb lipase and non-fat milk.YIELD: Each 1oz. bottle contains approximately 5 teaspoons and is enough to do at least 40...

          Price: $6.95
          Lipase Powder-Italase-(mild) 1oz.

            This Italian Lipase adds a mild flavor to Italian cheeses such as Mozzarella, Parmesan, Feta and others.CONTAINS: Active pregastric esterase enzymes from calf standardized with sodium chlorideYIELD: Each 1oz. bottle contains approximately 5...

            Price: $6.95
            Ash (activated charcoal)

              Ash, sometimes called activated charcoal, is a food grade charcoal used on some soft cheeses to neutralize the surface of the cheese and create a friendly environment for the growth of penicillium candidum and other ripening molds while inhibiting...

              Price: $12.95
              Herbs de Provence cheese making herbs, herbs de provence, herbs for cheese making, herbs for cheese, cheese herbs
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                Adding dried herbs and/or roasted garlic is a great way to add flavor to your cheeses. (We do not recommend adding fresh herbs or garlic because they can carry other microbes that can cause problems or contamination during aging.) Herbs de Provence...

                Price: $5.95
                French Herbs cheese making herbs, french herbs, herbs for cheese making, herbs for cheese, cheese herbs

                  Adding dried herbs and/or roasted garlic is a great way to add flavor to your cheeses. (We do not recommend adding fresh herbs or garlic because they can carry other microbes that can cause problems or contamination during aging.) French...

                  Price: $5.95
                  Coloring for Cheese
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                    This water based coloring is naturally derived from the Annatto tree and will impart an appetizing yellow color to your cheese and ice cream. Most cheeses will yellow slightly in the aging process, but if you want a strong yellow color this is for...

                    Price: $3.45
                    Tartaric Acid - 4oz.

                      Tartaric Acid is used for making Mascarpone, an Italian soft cheese which is made from cream and has a rich velvety texture with a sweet delicate flavor. Mascarpone is used as a cream with fruit and cakes as well as in many dessert...

                      Price: $5.95