Baking has become one of the nation’s biggest boredom breakers to fill the days in lockdown – but this has resulted in shortages of flour and yeast – leading the Real Bread Campaign to weigh in with recipes and tips to overcome the challenge.
Yeast extract specialist firm Angel Yeast has identified clean label, sodium reduction and rising demand for vegan/vegetarian foods as three mega trends driving the rapid rise of yeast extract popularity as a flavouring replacement worldwide.
The North American brand of European food, packaging and real estate conglomerate Pak Group has launched Bellarise Semi-Dry Yeast (SDY), which promises to enhance unfermented frozen (UFF) dough performance.
Cormac O’Cleirigh, chief business development officer at global yeast technology company Renaissance Bioscience, on the untapped opportunities in yeast – and how the food and beverage industries could look to embrace them
Increasing demand for specialised yeast to improve food and drink quality are driving rapid growth in the global yeast market , which could grow 75% on 2010 levels to reach $5.1bn by 2016, according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets.
GRAS approval of Functional Technologies' yeast strain should drive the push towards commercialisation and aid bakery and snacks manufacturers in the plight against acrylamide reduction, says developers.
Vancouver-based Functional Technologies claims it has developed a new, faster-acting proprietary yeast strain capable of reducing acrylamide under most food processing conditions, regardless of the presence of other yeast nutrients.
A new antimicrobial, based on sorbic acid and potassium sorbate, will provide between 10 and 30 per cent more shelf life for muffins and cakes in comparison to existing offerings, due to the adoption of new development technology, claims Kemin.