The Science of Yeast


Types of Yeast

When you hear the word “yeast”, what do you think of? No doubt you think of the type of yeast used in baking breads.

However, through the selection of strains and development of propagation techniques, more specific applications of yeast are now being found in many different industries, including brewing, malting, farming (animal feeds), pharmaceuticals and dietetics.

The four types of yeast we will explore:

Click on each yeast type for more information.