Lesaffre Yeast Corporation is the North American subsidiary of the Lesaffre Group of France. Lesaffre is the world leader in yeast and yeast extracts with an industrial presence in more than 30 countries and 6,000 employees throughout the world. Lesaffre is constantly developing new products or improving on its yeasts solutions to adapt and help the bread making process. In 1973 Lesaffre started making an instant dry yeast and bypass the rehydration step of the active dry yeast along with a superior fermentation of 30 to 40%. Widely used by professionals and amateurs alike, SAF-Instant Red remains the #1-selling yeast worldwide. There is no need to dissolve this yeast in water before adding to your batch, and no need to ?proof? SAF-Instant Red either. SAF Instant-Red is also much more economical than active dry yeast.
Simply add SAF-Instant Red add it to your flour before mixing all your dry ingredients together. SAF Instant-Red helps fast rising and keep working longer than other yeasts.
Usage: Replace active dry yeast on a one to one basis (same weight of SAF-Instant Red than active dry yeast). For recipes calling for compressed yeast replace with 1/3 the weight of yeast called for with SAF-Instant Red, then add 2/3 water to your mix to compensate for the loss of water.
Storing: This yeast is shelf stable and can be kept in an airtight container on your shelves or for longer conservation keep it in your refrigerator. It can be also stored in the freezer section if you wish ? way past the printed date on package. Ingredients Yeast, sorbitan monostearate, ascorbic acid.
While SAF-Instant Red can be used for all types of breads, sweet and sour applications, SAF-Instant Gold is recommended for sweet mixes used in pastries or mixes with added spices and/or flavoring ingredients.