Yeast Nutrition- Ensuring Your Yeast’s Health
In this presentation we will discuss the importance of proper nutrition in order to achieve optimal yeast health. We will cover:
1 – Describe the Nutritional Requirements of Yeast
2 – List the Necessary Nutrients Obtained from Wort
3 – Explain why Oxygen is Vital
4 – Explain the Uptake and Utilization of Nutrients
5 – Understand the Impact of Glucose Repression
I was born in Salem, Oregon-USA and raised in central British Columbia, Canada. I still reside in the Pacific Northwest in the small community of Parkdale, OR on the northern slopes of Mt Hood.
I joined Lallemand Brewing in May 2017 after entering the brewing industry back in 1992. I spent 19 years in several brew-houses and cideries (Bridgeport, Full Sail, Gordon-Biersch, Thunder Island, Crispin) with the rest of my time with an English malt company (Muntons) and a liquid yeast manufacturer (Wyeast). My current position is Senior Key Account Manager and am current responsible for the distribution market in the US.
When not drinking beer, I am an avid fisherman and snowboarder, and also an amateur sailor with a 26’ sailboat on the Columbia River.