SAF Instant Dried Yeast is a premium baker’s yeast that is simple easy to use. Unlike active dry yeast, this baker’s yeast does not require hydration prior to use and can be added to all but the driest of doughs. SAF Instant Dried Yeast is more concentrated in live organisms compared to compressed dry yeast offering fermentation power 30% to 40% higher.
Yeast is a delicate, single celled organism which catalyses the fermentation process required in bread making. It contributes to the taste of the bread as well as making it expand and rise. Instant dried yeast often allows for speedy and uniform absorption within the dough.
Is Yeast Vegetarian or Vegan?
Yeast is vegetarian. It is a one-celled fungal organism and is part of the fungi kingdom (along with mushrooms) rather than in the plant or animal kingdom. It is a living organism and depending on an individuals ideology would depend then if you classify it as vegan.