Autolyzed Yeast

Autolyzed Yeast

Autolyzed yeast, or autolyzed yeast extract, is the result of separating yeast to its foundational components through a heating process. It is frequently used as an affordable MSG substitute since it naturally contains MSG. Because MSG naturally occurs in autolyzed yeast, it is not required to be labeled separately on a package's ingredient list.

    • Related Articles

    • Hydrolyzed Yeast

      Hydrolized yeast is used as a flavor enhancer which may contain MSG. Autolyzed Yeast, Maltodextrin, Hydrolyzed Pea Protein and Sodium Caseinate are the common or usual names of some ingredients that contain Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). Known to be ...
    • Yeast Extract

      Yeast extract is a common byproduct used as an additive to enhance flavor. Yeast extract has a savory flavor. Yeast extract is made by breaking down the yeast cell's wall. Some food manufacturers use yeast extract instead to avoid adding "MSG" to the ...
    • Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

      MSG is salt that enhances the flavor of food. It is produced by breaking the salt from an amino acid called the glutamic acid. It does occur naturally in some food, though. Like cheese and tomatoes. aka Hydrolyzed Yeast