Meat Cultures


BioSource offers a wide variety of starter cultures and culture blends to provide your cured meat production with:

  • Increased Safety: Our cultures inhibit the growth of undesirable organisms in meat through rapid acid development.
  • Increased Uniformity: Our meat cultures give your meat consistent quality, flavor, color, and texture.
  • Lower Costs: Our meat cultures can cut your production costs by reducing the likelihood of substandard batches, lowering smokehouse heat usage, and increasing smokehouse throughput with rapid, controlled fermentation.

BioSource has developed unique media formulations, cryoprotection and lyophilization methods to ensure maximum activity and shelf-life of your product. Please contact us to receive more information on our product specifications.

Our starter cultures are available in either freeze-dried powder packets or flash-frozen liquid cans.

With our in-house blending and packaging, BioSource can customize your product to your desired potency and pack size.

We also offer the ability to manufacture multi-strain blends, giving you a turnkey solution to producing a uniquely beneficial product.

At over 100,000 L of total fermentation capacity, BioSource’s manufacturing plant can gear up to whatever product quantities you demand. The size of our individual fermenters ranges from 50 – 2000 gallons, giving us the flexibility to run fermentations for orders large and small. We are committed to serving all of our customers, regardless of their size

Our SQF-certified, FSMA-compliant manufacturing plant, and rigorous quality testing, ensure that you will always receive a clean, safe product.

Our individual cultures and custom culture blends are available in flash-frozen cans or as freeze-dried powder in foil pouches of various sizes. Meat cultures we already manufacture include:

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