Coccus spp.

  • Pediococcus pentosaceus
Pediococcus pentosaceus

Pediococcus pentosaceus

  • Number:PB-PP57
  • Viable Content: Min 1.0x10^9cfu/g ~ Max 50.0x10^10cfu/g
  • Shelf life: 18 months for bulk strain in -18℃ storage
  • Packaging: 25 kg/bag or drum
  • Appearance: Brown Yellow Powder
  • Storage: at well closed condition, suggested under -18℃ for longtime storage, 2-8℃ in cooling storage for short turn storage process.
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Pediococcus pentosaceus are coccus shaped microbes, Pediococcus pentosaceus, like most lactic acid bacteria, are anaerobic and ferment sugars. it is acid tolerant. It could be found in plant materials, ripened cheese, and a variety of processed meats. Pediococcus pentosaceus is industrially important due to its ability as a starter culture to ferment foods such as various meats, vegetables, and cheeses. Pediococcus pentosaceus bacteria is being cultured and researched for its ability to produce an antimicrobial agent (bacteriocins) as well its use in food preservation.

Benefits of Pediococcus pentosaceus

1) Can be used to as a food preservative
2) Starter culture to ferment foods such as various meats, vegetables, and cheeses
3) It can produce an antimicrobial agent known as bacteriocins against several species of Lactobacillus, lactococcus, etc.


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