A sustainable, savory and protein-rich ingredient
Yeast extract is well-known for its hearty umami taste and has been used all over the world as a natural ingredient for more than 75 years. It is particularly popular in the vegetarian and vegan cuisine for rounding off sauces, bouillons and soups. Moreover, yeast extract is a sustainable and protein-rich ingredient.
Health benefits of yeast extract
Yeast extract is a protein, vitamin and mineral rich ingredient which is completely natural and should not be confused with the additive monosodium glutamate (MSG). Read more …
How is yeast extract produced?
Yeast extract is made from natural bakers’ or brewers’ yeast. It is made by breaking down the contents of the yeast cell and removing the cell wall. Valuable vitamins and proteins remain, which are then dried into a powder.
Cooking with yeast extract
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Good to know
“EURaSYP“ is the abbreviation for the European Association for Specialty Yeast Products. One of the association’s main goals is to disseminate information to the public, so as to strengthen the awareness of specialty yeast products – including yeast extract – as an ingredient in a wide variety of products and dishes.