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Bakers Yeast & Baking Solutions


Lesaffre supplies the world’s finest baking yeast and bakery ingredients to commercial bakers across the Australia Pacific region and throughout the world. Every day, Lesaffre experts are creating, developing and perfecting original baking solutions, constantly innovating to make bakers’ lives easier. With more than 170 years’ experience, our team of bakers have the knowledge and technical expertise to assist baker’s prefect their desired baked goods. We work together to better nourish and protect the planet.

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In order to ensure greater proximity to its customers, Lesaffre is an expertise present on 5 continents.


Create the perfect ciabatta, crusty baguette, traditional brioche, wholegrain loaf, soft sandwich bread, steamed buns, or pizza dough with our range of baker’s yeasts, bread improvers, premixes and blends. Designed to improve efficiency at every stage of bread-making and provide flexibility so you can tailor your recipes to meet local tastes.

Discover our sourdough range too, including sourdough yeast, sourdough starters, live active sourdoughs, devitalised sourdoughs and sourdough-based preparations to create wonderful artisanal sourdough bread.

Gluten-free bread, low salt, additive free, or fibre-filled – as consumers strive for greater well-being while coping with food intolerances, bakers are being called upon to fulfil such needs. With a global network of baking experts, Lesaffre helps you deliver on both health and deliciousness to keep pace with the latest consumer trends.

Latest News

February 2024

Lesaffre, a leading global player in fermentation and microorganisms with 170 years of experience, has inaugurated the first cutting edge Instant Dry Yeast factory in ASEAN, located in Malang Regency, East Java. The establishment of this plant marks a significant milestone in Lesaffre’s expansion and strengthened presence in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in Indonesia. Through this new facility, Lesaffre reinforces its commitment to support local production and reduce import dependency.


Art of Artisan Bread

December 2019

Bread has been a staple food in cuisines all around the globe for thousands of years. The art of bread baking is a balance of ingredients, science, patience and artisanal skills. The ingredients, cooking methods and ovens vary, resulting in a huge range of products which are devoured daily in all cultures. Lesaffre offers a range of solutions and expertise to bakers to perfect their artisanal bread for consumers.


Yeast Fermentation in Bread

November 2019

Fermentation is an essential process when making dough, helping make foods such as bread and bakery items easier to digest, more nutritious and it also adds wonderful flavour. Baking yeast is used to leaven, develop and give flavour to dough. It is available in different forms, and choosing which one to use will depend on baking requirements and storage facilities.