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Organic Instant Yeast

Red Star Organic Instant Yeast

Red Star Organic Instant Yeast

Red Star® Organic Instant Yeast is a baker’s dry yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) vacuum-packed in foil pouches. The product is produced using ingredients that are approved for use in USDA NOP Organic Certified (95% Organic) products. The production process and products are certified by QAI to NOP and US/ Canada Organic Equivalency.

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Ingredients: Organic yeast, ascorbic acid

How to use Red Star® Organic Yeast

Simply substitute one packet of Red Star® Organic Instant Yeast for one 1/4 oz. packet of any dry yeast in any recipe.

BLEND yeast with dry ingredients. ADD very warm liquids (120- 130°F) – OR – DISSOLVE yeast and 1⁄2 tsp sugar in 1⁄4 cup warm liquids (110- 115°F). Avoid liquids that are too hot to touch.

One packet of Red Star® Organic Yeast will raise up to 4 cups (about 1 pound) of flour.

Like any baker's yeast, Red Star® Organic Yeast is a living organism and must be handled properly to ensure optimum performance. Never expose yeast to high temperatures during storage or use. Store this product at a comfortable room temperature or in the refrigerator or freezer.


  • Leavening Agent for baked products
  • Can be used in organic products

Recommended Usage

Organic Instant Yeast is recommended for various baked goods including:

  • ”Organic Certified” Bagels
  • Crackers
  • Croissants
  • Donuts
  • English Muffins
  • Flat Breads
  • Hearth Breads
  • Pan Breads
  • Pizza Crusts