Builds basic savory taste foundation

Gistex® helps build savory taste foundation without adding flavor notes

Balance a clean bouillon taste in a wide range of savory applications with our primary grown autolyzed baker’s yeast extract Gistex®. It helps to build a savory taste foundation without adding specific flavor notes.

Besides its contribution to the overall savory taste in soups, sauces, broths, stocks and bouillons, Gistex® is a natural source of glutamic acid and contains a high degree of free amino acids and vitamin B. Adding Gistex® to create a clean bouillon taste is a clean label option, which is Kosher Circle K and Halal certified. 

Gistex® is available in liquid, powder, paste, and we have low salt and 38% salt versions.

Gistex® - Savory Taste with Tradition!

Savory taste

Contributes to the overall savory taste in soups, sauces, broths, stocks and bouillons.

Flavor development

Provides precursors for Maillard reaction-based process flavors


100% Natural, Gluten Free, non-GMO.


High degree of free amino acids and vitamin B.

Label friendly

Clean label, Kosher and Halal certified.


Gistex® HUM LS: build high impact umami taste foundation

Gistex® HUM LS provides the ideal starting point for the development of full-flavored savory products as it provides a complex umami taste perception and powerful bouillon taste to a diverse range of savory applications.

Derived from natural bakers’ yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, this unique low sodium yeast extract offers a consistently high quality, rounded savory taste foundation on which to build and create distinctive culinary products. It forms step one of our unique building block approach which enables us to assemble taste profiles according to customer requirements.

Gistex® HUM LS is suitable for a wide range of savory applications from gravies and sauces to ready meals and snacks. It imparts a variety of flavor characteristics, including sweet, peppery, and salty notes as well as meaty succulence and juiciness.

Gistex® HUM LS is a natural solution. It is also vegetarian, Kosher and Halal certified, allergen-free and can be listed as a ‘yeast extract’ on product labels. 

Gistex® XII

Premium natural yeast extract, full bouillon taste. Full-bodied savory flavor profile with taste enhancing characteristics for a diverse range of food and flavoring applications.

Gistex® HUM LS

Premium low sodium natural yeast extract, complex and full bouillon taste, very rich in natural glutamic acid, powerful umami and taste contribution.