is yeast vegan? woman kneading bread dough

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  1. Yeast does eat sugar during fermentation and “grows stronger”, though eventually, by the end of the fermentation, poisons itself with the alcohol in the container and dies. Often it is intentionally killed by using agents for stopping fermentation and stabilising wine for sweet wines or before bottling. Whether yeast is something vegans should care about or not is another matter.

  2. Thank u so much for this thorough and detailed analysis! The origin of yeast has really created a contoversial issue in my head. Now everything is more clear for sure))