Yeast is a living organism, on Earth for millions of years. Yeast extract, derived from yeast, is considered as a natural origin ingredient. Its production involves three physical and enzymatic steps, recognized as natural processes.
The “natural” claim is subject to national regulation therefore we recommend you address your local regulatory department.
Under EU regulation 1334/2008/EC Article 3, 2, (d), yeast extracts and dried autolyzed yeast are considered as flavoring preparations, therefore can be declared and labeled as yeast extract or natural flavorings (Article 16, 2).
In Canada, our product meet the natural status as per the Chapter 4.7 of Canadian Food Labeling & Advertising.
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