How is active dry yeast produced?


The scientific name for brewer’s yeast is Saccharomyces Cerevisiae. It comes from the Latin roots ‘saccharo’, meaning sweet or sugar; and ‘myces’ meaning fungus.

Yeast grows with and without oxygen. When nutrients are present, the yeast will multiply by duplication of its genetic material and budding. As a yeast factory, we use this mechanism to produce yeast, also called biomass. Click here to read more