Vitamin-fortified yeast

Lesaffre Human Care produces yeasts fortified with specific levels of vitamins.


They all start with a pure culture of non-GMO Saccharomyces cerevisiae that is cultivated, concentrated and pasteurized.


The addition of specific vitamins to the inactivated nutritional yeast cream occurs prior to drying in order to achieve specific concentrations and yield a more homogeneous and cost-effective product.

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Red Star®

Introduced in the US in 1975, Red Star® is a consumer’s favorite. Gluten and allergen-free, its nutrients support diverse metabolic functions and multiple bodily systems. It can be incorporated into functional foods and dietary supplements for a wide variety of health benefits. Its content in various nutrients allow the use of several structure function and nutrient content claims.

Lynside® Forte B

Lynside® Forte B is an inactive dried yeast enriched in vitamins to achieve the B complex formula of 8 essential B vitamins.


B vitamins are proven to helps the body use the macronutrients in food as fuel to release energy, and it is also essential to a healthy nervous system. The main targets with a risk of vitamin B deficiency are:

• Ederly and Athletes : may need to supplement their intake due to problems of absorption and increased need for energy production

• Pregnant women : need folic acid (B9)

• Vegetarians: present higher risk of developing clinical symptoms related to vitamin B12 deficiency.

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