Yeast usually contains Sorbitan Monostearate (an ester of sorbitol and stearic acid) but Red Star Active Dry Yeast Packets only contain one ingredient: Yeast.
- Company Website: http://www.redstaryeast.com
- The Corn Free Status of this product is: Assumption Based on Ingredients
- Can be purchased from: Local stores such as Kroger, Whole Food, Amazon, and others.
Red Star addresses Sorbitan Monostearate on their FAQ in the following manner:
“Source of the sorbitol in the sorbitan monostearate is unknown, however it is plant and may or may not be corn”
“RED STAR® and bakipan® Active Dry Yeast packets in a strip of three ¼-ounce packets does not contain sorbitan monostearate. It is pure yeast.”