Cheese and Dairy

Yeast is a natural and vegetarian multifunctional ingredient that can help impart your cheese and dairy taste in wet or dry applications with:

  • Umami, aged cheese, or buttery notes
  • Longer lasting flavors in your snack application, while helping with sodium reduction
  • Increased creaminess and fattiness perception
  • Additional natural sources of protein, fibers, minerals and vitamins,  including Vitamin D and Vitamin B12

Ask us to guide you to the best yeast ingredient to use to achieve your savory flavor base, taste intensity, and particular flavor notes in your cheese and dairy applications.

Cheddar cheese sauce flavor attributes

Check out our Recipe for Success: Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Lyfe™

This brand of natural yeast extracts and autolysates products can be used for:

  • Taste : Aged cheese, buttery, cheese, dairy, nutty, saltiness, seasoning, umami
  • Nutrition : Sodium reduction, MSG reduction, fat reduction, gluten-free and organic declarations
  • Texture : Crispiness in coating, creaminess, deepness, fattiness perception, emulsification, water binding
Engevita®

This premium healthy ingredient contains 100% nutritional whole cell yeast. It is a natural source of vitamins with texturizing capacity. It can be used for:

  • Taste : Buttery, cheese, dairy, nutty
  • Nutrition : Fat reduction, gluten-free and organic declarations
  • Adding proteins, fibers, vitamins and minerals
  • Texture : Crispiness in coating, creaminess, deepness, fattiness perception, emulsification, water binding
Lake States

This natural yeast ingredient contains 100% specially grown primary torula yeast, has a unique flavor profile and binding capacity that can be used for:

  • Taste : Nutty, seasoning
  • Nutrition : Fat reduction
LBI

This inactive whole cell yeast is a great vegetarian ingredient that can be used for:

  • Taste : Cheese, nutty
  • Nutrition : Fat reduction
  • Texture : Crispiness in coating