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Lesaffre Saf-Instant® Yeast Gold 500g

Lesaffre Saf-Instant® Yeast Gold 500g

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Saf-Instant® Gold is a granular free-flowing yeast for use in doughs with sugar levels from 10 - 30% (Baker’s Percent).



Yeast, Sorbitan Monostearate, Ascorbic Acid


- Saf-Instant Gold provides 10 - 20% more activity in doughs with high sugar levels

More resistant to preservatives

Provides uniform fermentation throughout your baking system

Vacuum packaging ensures freshness, consistency, and minimal activity loss until opened

Provides tolerance to higher dough temperatures

Improves machinability

Free-flowing properties make it as easy to scale and meter as other dry ingredients

Warmer dough temperatures are preferred while using Saf-Instant Gold; this decreases the need to cool doughs to maintain proper fermentation

Can reduce mixing time 10 - 30%, compared to compressed yeast

Recommended Usage:

Saf-Instant Gold is recommended for various baked goods including:



Variety bread

Hearth bread

Sweet bread

Sweet doughs


Use 1 to 3% based on flour weight. Mix with flour or add to dough during the first stage of mixing. Avoid direct contact with ice water. An increase of 3° - 5°F over normal dough temperatures may be required to achieve the desired fermentation level.


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Shelf life of unopened product stored in cool dry conditions is 24 months from production date if stored at < 80°F