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Types of Yeast

When you hear the word "yeast", what do you think of? No doubt you think of the type of yeast used in baking breads.

However, through the selection of strains and development of propagation techniques, more specific applications of yeast are now being found in many different industries, including brewing, malting, farming (animal feeds), pharmaceuticals and dietetics.

The three types of yeast we will explore:

  • Baker's Yeast

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • Brewer's Yeast


Click on these yeast types in the menu to the left for more information.