Yeast extract is a flavoring agent made from S. cerevisiae yeast, whose cell walls have been broken down, releasing high levels of free glutamic acid.

Keep in mind

Individuals allergic to yeast or who consider themselves sensitive to glutamic acid should avoid yeast extracts.

May be found in

Soups, sauces, frozen ready meals, processed meat


Yeast Extract

Alternative Spellings and Names

Natural flavoring

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