Starter cultures for cheese

Delvo®Cheese starter cultures improve flavor and quality for game-changing cheese

Do you want to optimize cheese production while improving cheese flavor and quality? Our reliable Delvo®Cheese family of starter cultures makes it happen.

Whatever cheese type is produced, DSM has developed a specific range of starter cultures. DSM cheese cultures have always been the starting point for great cheese and with DSM enzymes, they provide an ideal solution for all kinds of cheeses, depending on market and consumer needs. An extended shelf life in mozzarella for long-lasting cheese texture? Faster ripening times and unique flavors in continental cheese? Optimizing production? Whatever the need, our products will meet it. 

Our complete solution for cheeses improves almost every aspect of your product – from taste and texture, to increased health benefits, to extended shelf life and greater efficiency in production. In fact, with our cheese expertise based on almost 150 years of science and experience, our combination of products and expert people we can help you build a winner. 

Improve flavor and quality for game-changing cheese!

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Delvo®Cheese CH for cheddar cheese

Meet the ever-changing needs of consumers in this range of starter cultures for cheddar. Whether you look for speed and process optimization for young cheddar, for balanced flavor on young cheddar or shredding and slicing functionality, DSM is the perfect partner for creating specific flavor and texture.

Delvo®Cheese CT for continental cheese

Now you can achieve unique flavor and texture in all kinds of continental cheese. In fact, you can achieve all this while reducing fat in your product by 30% - with our award-winning Delvo®Cheese CT-Light culture. All with no additives or stabilizers.

Delvo®Cheese CP for the mozzarella you expect

Our Delvo®Cheese CP cultures are developed for production of pasta filata such as provolone, mozzarella, kashkaval, string cheese, pizza cheese and robust cultures. It delivers a consistent acidification in cheese cultures for mozzarella - extending shelf life while increasing the elasticity and browning of the cheese.

Delvo®Cheese CC for cottage cheese

Optimize processes and yield of cottage cheese with Delvo®Cheese CC, especially developed to allow medium and large-scale cheese producers create cottage with great texture and mouthfeel, while maximizing profits through optimized processes.

Delvo®Cheese for white cheese

Are you striving to create a truly differentiated white cheese? This proven solution enables you to build layers of subtle flavor and texture – so that consumers can enjoy it all. It’s ideal for all white cheese - from creamy, to compact, to crumbly.

Delvo®Cheese SW for Swiss Cheese

Whether you manufacture Emmental, Gruyere, Maasdam, Leerdammer, Comté, or Beaufort cheese, we’ll help you boost taste, with the nutty flavor that consumers love. What’s more, your Swiss cheese will be easier to slice and shred.

Delvo®TAM cultures for cheese

Are you looking to produce tasty cheese with great texture? Delvo®TAM is our family of exclusive blends of existing cultures/strains - customized for your precise needs and supported every step of the way by our global application experts.

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