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Vegan white cheese mold | Penicillium camemberti / candidum


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Vegan white cheese mold – Penicillium camemberti – white mold characteristic of cheeses such as camembert and brie. This mold can be used for both cheeses made from milk and vegan cheeses.

100 grams

Only 2 left in stock

for 100+ kg
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What is vegan white cheese mold – Penicillium camemberti

The vegan Penicillium camemberti white mold is characteristic of cheeses such as camembert and brie. This mold can be used for both cheeses made from milk and vegan cheeses made from, for example, almonds or cashews, because it is produced on a non-dairy medium.


  • Available in two sizes: 3 grams (enough for ca 3 kg of cheese) or 100 grams (enough for 100+ kg/ 67% discount).
  • The starter is completely natural without preservatives, additives, artificial colors, or flavors. It contains no GMO ingredients and it is both gluten-free and vegan.
  • Produced in Spain
  • Contents: mold
  • Allergens: none

Why a vegan cheese culture

To get a good fermentation (acidification and flavor formation) you need a starter culture. However, most starter cultures available are not vegan. The vegan starter cultures of Startercultures.eu are. The use of vegan yogurt or vinegar as a starter culture, for example, also has disadvantages because these bacteria are not specifically intended for cheese. The vegan cheese starter cultures from startercultures.eu are.

Also for regular cheese

The fact that our starters are vegan doesn’t mean that can only be used for vegan cheese. They are perfectly suitable for regular cheeses as well.

Micro organisms

Penicillium Camemberti – produced on a non-dairy medium (so suitable for vegan cheeses). Also known as Penicillium candidum.

Storage instructions vegan Penicillium camemberti

In the fridge or freezer. Shelf life is approximately 2 years in the freezer. Use preferably in one go.


Recommended dosage: 1 gram for every kg of cheese.

How do I make vegan cheese?

Do you want to learn how to make vegan cheese yourself? Our friends of fullofplants.com offer a great FREE ebook with recipes if you subscribe to their mailing list.

Buying vegan Penicillium camemberti?

Order your  vegan Penicillium camemberti at startercultures.eu, the European webshop for all your fermentation needs. By Meneer Wateetons, renowned Dutch fermentation expert and author. Order on weekdays before  3 pm and we’ll ship the same day.  Questions on the usage of the vegan cheese starter kit? Ask them in our chat, we’ll be here to help!

Online on demand workshop ‘how to make vegan cheese at home’ (subtitled)

During this English subtitled workshop you will learn the theory and practice of making vegan cheesevegan blue cheese starter kits at home, with a focus on vegan camembert and vegan blue cheese . Foodwriter ‘Meneer Wateetons’, author of several books on fermentation and alternative food preparation techniques,  will teach you all about fermentation, curing salts, food safety, pH, starter cultures, molds, and drying conditions. Click here for more info.

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