Red Star – Active Dry Yeast Packets

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Yeast usually contains Sorbitan Monostearate (an ester of sorbitol and stearic acid) but Red Star Active Dry Yeast Packets only contain one ingredient: Yeast.

More Information:

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.”