Lesaffre, the world leader in the baking yeast and yeast extracts market

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The World of Yeast Products


Yeast extracts specialist

Founded in 1872 in Paris, France, Bio Springer is one of the oldest yeast producers worldwide, with manufacturing plants in the United States of America, France, Brazil, China and Australia. We are the global yeast extract producer and our expertise is exclusively focused on providing natural yeast ingredients.

Offering a wide range of specialized ingredients, and supported by a large Research & Development department with in-house technical staff, Bio Springer is able to solve your toughest flavouring problems and develop custom solutions to meet your specific needs. We benefit from the expertise of our parent company, Lesaffre, and their enviable bank of yeast strains and know-how on yeast developed over the past 160 years. Lesaffre is the number-one producer and distributor of active yeast worldwide.

When you purchase Bio Springer yeast products, you can rest assured that you will receive the finest-quality ingredients available. Our ingredients contain no artificial flavours, colours or chemical additives.





Bio Springer isn’t satisfied with being one of the oldest yeast extract production companies in the world; we work hard to be the best.

That is why we are committed to creating, manufacturing, and marketing ingredients yeast that contribute to the development of tastier food made with natural ingredients. All of our products are vegetarian, Halal and Kosher Parve certified and contain no artificial colours. By flavouring your products with Bio Springer’s yeast-based ingredients, you can create healthier and better-tasting foods for your customers.
Because we settle for nothing less than excellence, we implement the best manufacturing practices to ensure the superior quality, high consistency, and reliable safety of our products. That is also why we promote teamwork and staff development to encourage creativity, empowerment, and accountability.
Finally, we believe quality is a two-way street. This belief drives us to build partnerships with our customers, because understanding your needs — and those of your customers — allows us to serve you better.



Lesaffre is seen as a reference in the yeast and bread-making fields. Its knowledge of yeast and its expertise in the fermentation have encouraged the Lesaffre group to establish a presence in the emerging human and animal nutrition markets.