Autolyzed Yeast

Autolyzed Yeast What is Autolyzed Yeast? Autolyzed yeast (AY) is an ingredient that comes from the breakdown of the yeast Saccharomyces cervisiae, also known as Baker’s yeast. It is a food additive used to improve the flavor and nutritional value of many food and bakery products.1 Because it naturally contains free glutamic [...]