Essential Yeast Extract  250g

Essential Yeast Extract 250g

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Reduced Salt Yeast Extract

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Our Price £5.53 (£2.21 per 100g)  

Product Details

Essential Yeast Extract is a fantastic yeast extract which is heavily reduced in salt but maintains the same great original taste but better! Yeast extract is good source of B vitamins, which are involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins into usable energy. Vitamin B is also used in the body as it is important for digestion, immunity and red blood cell production within bone marrow.

Serving Suggestion

Spread very thinly on bread or toast. Season all soups, sauces, stews, rice and noodle dishes, egg or meat dishes with 1 teaspoon per ¼ litre liquid.


Yeast extract, sea salt.

Nutritional Information

per 100g: Energy 923kJ/217kcal, Protein 29.8g, Carbohydrates 23.4g (or which sugars 0.3g), Fat 0.5g (of which saturates 0.1g), Fibre 6.1g, Sodium 1.7g, Niacin 26.0mg, Vitamin B6 8.0mg, Folacin 2000µg, Pantothenic Acid 17mg.


Contains Yeast

Other Information

Essential Yeast Extract has has an exclusive, subtle, savoury flavour and is naturally produced by the yeast enzymes working on molasses and is not a brewer's by-product with common salt.

Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Customer reviews - Essential Yeast Extract 250g


Not at all like Marmite - Wed 30th Jun 2010

This is totally delicious, tasting a little like the yummy caramelised bits you're left with at the bottom of the tray when you've been roasting chicken. It's nowhere near as salty as Marmite, so you can taste its flavour, rather than just a whole load of salt. It is my absolute favourite spread on toast at breakfast time, although it's also good mixed with tahin or peanut butter in sandwiches.

- Mon 23rd May 2011

I really like this, it's not too strong and tastes naturally salty so you don't really notice the reduced salt content. It's good spread with melted coconut oil on warm toast.

Delicious - Sun 2nd Dec 2012

Totally delicious with butter on crumpets or toasting muffins. We get a bit desperate if we run out of this stuff!

Not sure what I was expecting - Wed 30th Jan 2013

Lovely tasting, salty, yeasty goo! Apply it to sandwiches to add a marmite-like flavour in or to dry crackers and breads. It uses sea salt which is important for me.

- Sat 4th May 2013

You get what you pay for with this, as it is the best tasting yeast extract I've tried yet, and I've had every brand on sale! If you're a fan of yeasty speads you wont be disappointed with this product, it does have a more fluid consistency to other brands but that is not necessarily a negative. I also like to use this in cooking to add flavour to my sauces.

- Wed 4th Dec 2013

The nicest yeast extract we have ever tried, delicious on toast and for adding to dishes that need a bit more flavour. It's quite expensive but worth every penny.

Yummy umami - Fri 7th Aug 2015

I find this the best yeast extract - not as 'bitter' as the other marmite look alikes and with a very slightly sweet background taste. Definitely worth a try (and I bet, like me, you will be addicted

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