Taxonomy: Kingdom: Bacteria, Division: Firmicutes, Class: Bacilli, Order: Lactobacillales, Family: Leuconostocaceae, Genus: Leuconostoc

About Leuconostoc

Leuconostoc is generally used in human food production such as kefir, sauerkraut, and sourdough bread.

This heterofermentative organism is able to convert sucrose (sugar) into dextran.

Available Cultures

•Leuconostoc mesenteroides
•Leuconostoc oenos

If you’re looking for a particular organism that you don’t see listed here, please contact us as we tend to bring on new organisms faster than we can add them to our website!

Do you have a particular strain that you need grown? We have plenty of contract fermentation options available as well!

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