Astro Biz: Red Star Yeast

Red Star YeastMany businesses, products, and places have names rooted in space and astronomy. We’re featuring them regularly on Seattle Astronomy.

Today’s Astro Biz is Red Star Yeast. Seattle Astronomy moonlights as a home bread baker, and Red Star Quick Rise is our go-to yeast. The company also sells an active dry yeast, a cake yeast, and a premium, Platinum Yeast. Red Star is a brand of the Lesaffre Yeast Corporation, which has several other brands of yeast and baking products,

One might question whether night-owl astronomy and early-morning baking are compatible pursuits. I’d say they’re probably not, so I do most of my baking in the afternoons!

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