Characteristics of yeast extract

Characteristics of yeast extract

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The yeast products made by extracting the cell contents or removing the cell walls is known as yeast extract. The common use of yeast extract is that it is used as natural flavor enhancer or flavoring agents which creates umami taste sensations and savory flavors in food products. It can be found in a large variety of packaged food, including frozen meals, crackers, snack foods, gravy, stock and more.

In food industry, Yeast extract powder is quite a popular product which widely used in food additives for the better flavor of food products.

Cut Sodium & Sugar reduction

It has been noticed that with help of yeast extract one can cut excess sodium & sugar in food as the high content of both can cause health problems like high blood pressure. Intake of excess sodium cause high blood pressure is an important incentive, to reduce the sodium content in food become the common concern of consumers and health sector. Same to salt, high sugar in taking also bring many health problems.

Food industry are very well aware of these risks. Some large FMCG companies have taken an important step to reduce the salt content in their products by using yeast extract as flavor enhancer.

Yeast Extract can guarantee food at moderate sweetness or savory to reduce the amount of the sugar and salt. Therefore, yeast extract in food applications are becoming more and more common now a days. It is also consider as best Flavor Enhancer.

Yeast Extract can be used as MSG Substitution

As a flavor agent appears earlier, MSG (monosodium glutamate) has been swept the world, but with further research, the scientists found that excessive intake of MSG will have adverse effects on the health of human which cause people to start looking for new Umami substances to replace MSG. Yeast Extract as a natural Umami source can has replaced the MSG with particularly rapid momentum in the world in the latest 20 years.

Titan Biotech Limited as yeast extract manufacturers has the best quality of yeast extract which is high and low in salt, rich in amino acids, peptides and other substances with strong Umami taste used in food, it can provide a strong Umami penetration and impact to oral taste cells.

Pure & Clean taste

The Umami substances currently on the market are YE, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, MSG, I + G, and disodium succinate, etc., wherein MSG, I + G and succinic acid production all are part of chemical synthesis, so the taste all with a certain chemical taste, resulting in consumers’ unpleasant taste feeling.

The production is a natural biodegradation processes, it tastes more natural and soft, can bring rich and full of natural taste for seasoning.

Clean label

The  concept of Clean label here is giving amessage that how it is speeding globally and also the other developed countries and regions, yeast extract (YE) became quite a popular ingredient, mainly because it is considering as a natural flavoring materials that can significantly improve product flavor as it is belonging to the category of food additives.

A company which solely deals in food industry finds  it difficult to ensure the food quality and flavor while without adding any food additives and chemical Umami source products. Just by adding right amount of  Yeast Extract, one can not only make the food flavor functions be maintained and strengthened, but also to meet the consumer demand for natural, healthy and clean labels. ” Daejeon, Korea University Professor Park Kwan Yick appointed ”

Yeast Extract offers natural characteristic

Yeast Extract natural characteristic was determined by its processing technology & raw materials, molasses is the main raw material of this extract which is one of the suitable medium to yeast.The cream came from yeast which is generally called as yeast cream is the main raw material for the production of YE. Meanwhile, the enzyme to degrade yeast is biological properties. Protein, amino acids and group B vitamins are the main components of yeast extract , these ingredients are existing in nature, so this makes the nutritional and healthy characteristics of the extract due to this natural attributes, and it also become a favorable choice to food makers, such as soy sauce, thus it is also got more attentions in food industry.

As a whole yeast suppliers, we are also dealing in more types of yeast like brewer yeast, medicinal yeast, dried yeast(active/inactive) etc.