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Red Star Active Dry Yeast 16 oz (1 pound) size

Red Star Active Dry Yeast 16 oz

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About Red Star Active Dry Yeast 16 oz (1 pound) size

Red star active dry yeast is a favorite of many bakers. It comes in vacuum-packed 2-pound brick. Many bakers prefer the flavor of active dry yeast, compared to instant. Use in recipes calling for active dry yeast.

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We analyzed 55,172 reviews for 148 products in the Active Dry Yeasts category.


We analyzed a total of 238 reviews for this product. None were recent.


Around 74% of reviews were positive and about 23% were negative.

Final Score:


8.59 out of 10, based on these 5 factors:

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  • What buyers say about Red Star Active Dry Yeast 16 oz (1 pound) size

    I've been using this yeast for almost a year now and it's still good, even though I've been using it for a few months now. I take a small amount and put it in one of my old 4 ounce yeast jars and freeze the rest.

    The Red Star Active Dry Yeast arrived very soon after I placed the order, which was great as my grand children were looking forward to the waffles I had promised.

    I used the yeast in my first set of New England Hot Dog rolls to make a difference in the rise and taste, and I will definitely use them again in the future.

    I bake my own bread, 6 loaves at a time, and it's cheaper than in the grocery store, and the yeast lasts a long time before it starts to show signs of dying. I've used this yeast before, and it lasted over a year before it started to

    I bake bread and yeast products in the winter and the large package lasts as long as it is refrigerated.

    Common Questions


    I don't know how to interpret the "best if used by" date.


    There is a clear expiration date on the bottom right side of my package, so I don't know what yours says.


    Do not place any orders anymore.


    I know there are instructions on the site for how to cancel an order from Amazon, but I have never done that before.


    What is the country of origin?


    It is made in Mexico.


    What is the total volume of yeast in the package, as opposed to the weight?


    The package dimensions are 4.5 x 5.5 x 3.


    The label says active dry yeast or compressed yeast, which requires different measuring techniques.


    You can use your measuring spoons to make dry yeast.

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