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Adding yeast extracts to food products adds a rich, savoury taste

Yeast Extracts: Solutions for flavour and nutrition

ExtraCell Yeast Extracts provide an umami flavour that is long-lasting and rich. The technology of production defines the flavour characteristics of yeast extracts: savoury, cheesy, yeasty, or meaty. It is a natural source of glutamic acid that provides a rich, savoury taste. Yeast extracts ideally mask the unpleasant flavours and help to lower salt and sugar content.

No-guilt deliciousness – benefits of ExtraCell yeast extracts:

  • Enriched taste palette
  • Better taste, less salt
  • Rich savoury mouthfeel
  • Masking unwanted flavours
  • GMO free
  • Vegan-friendly
  • Clean Label

Yeast based solutions include:

  • Plant-based
  • Ready meals
  • Instant soups
  • Snacks
  • Seasonings
  • Processed food
  • Vegan & Vegetarian
  • Condiments

ExtraCell savoury yeast-based solutions include:

1. MSG substitution

Yeast extracts are a natural source of glutamic acid that gives that rich savoury mouthfulness typical of monosodium glutamate (MSG).

2. Salt and sugar reduction

Helps to lower salt and sugar content in product formulation without compromising on flavour.

3. Taste enhancement

Yeast extract brings a range of flavour characteristics such as meaty, cheesy, savoury or brothy.

4. Off-notes masking

Masks the unpleasant flavours, including those associated with vegan protein products and alternative sweeteners.

5. Perfect for different diets

These products are certified, allergen-free, and suitable for vegan, plant-based, gluten- and lactose-free diets.

The ExtraCell yeast extracts production facility

Your delicious food product with a pristine ingredient list

Yeast extracts are a natural solution for flavour enhancement and off-note masking. This yeast-based ingredient improves the taste due to its umami “meaty” flavour. Yeast extracts reduce salt and sugar content and are a healthy alternative to MSG. They are also rich in vitamins, minerals and nucleotides.

How Yeast Extracts are made

ExtraCell yeast extracts are derived from primary-grown baker’s yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae on gluten-free beetroot molasses. Available in powder or paste, these extracts are 100% natural; no artificial chemicals are added during production.

 Infographic explaining how ExtraCell yeast extracts are produced

ExtraCell InTaste

Our standard yeast extracts, derived from primary-grown Saccharomyces cerevisiae, enhance flavour while reducing sodium. Rich in natural amino acids, they elevate flavours in food products and lower the salt content.

ExtraCell InTaste is versatile and can be used in soups, snacks, seasonings, meat products, ready meals, and biscuits.

ExtraCell InTaste yeast extracts enhance flavour while reducing sodium.

ExtraCell AdTaste

Derived from primary-grown Saccharomyces cerevisiae, our high-nucleotide yeast extracts are a natural source of 5’- IMP and 5’- GMP nucleotides. These work in synergy with glutamic acid, intensifying umami’s long-tasting. Versatile for a wide range of applications, providing meaty notes, thickness, and lingering taste. Rich in natural amino acids extract can help to lower the salt content and improve the overall mouthfeel in foods.

ExtraCell AdTaste yeast extracts provide meaty notes, thickness, and lingering taste

ExtraCell AdTaste finds application in a range of dishes, including soups, snacks, sauces, meat and fish products, baked goods, seasonings, and ready meals.

ExtraCell is a Ukrainian brand of yeast-based food ingredients. Its product portfolio includes yeast extracts, inactive yeasts, and autolyzed yeast. ExtraCell belongs to Enzym Group, a Ukrainian group of companies with 28 years’ experience in fermentation and 23 countries of export. Our EU-based branch with storage facilities is located in Poland.

Enjoy the advantages of innovative solutions in yeast product applications with ExtraCell’s R&D team. Create and produce new recipes and formulations using our skills and experience in product design and sensory evaluation. The idea transforms into a solution with ExtraCell and its expert support during the development process.

Elevate your culinary creations with ExtraCell Yeast Extracts, where innovation meets taste. From MSG substitution to clean-label benefits, ExtraCell offers solutions that redefine flavour without compromising on nutrition. Trust in a brand that blends tradition with cutting-edge technology, paving the way for a tastier and healthier future.

ExtraCell Yeast Extracts are available from Carst & Walker in Australia, East Africa, Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, West Africa.