Sourdough​

What is Sourdough?

Made through the fermentation of yeast and lactic acid bacteria, sourdough breads have enjoyed a popularity surge in recent years. Lesaffre’s selection of sourdough starters and ingredients is developed to give you great flavours and aromas, along with consistent quality for every bake.

Benefits

Enjoy high quality finished products with every bake.

Easy-to-Use

All our sourdough ingredients can be added directly into your mixture and conveniently dosed according to your desired characteristics.

Consistency

Experiment with our live sourdough products and ingredients to create breads with diverse flavours, visuals and aromatic palettes.

Adaptability

Bake exceptional breads with our inactive sourdough formulations, designed for stability and adaptability across a range of bread making processes.

How You Can Use Our Sourdough Solutions

Get creative with Lesaffre’s range of starters and ingredients.

Use our scientifically developed starters to streamline your sourdough preparation process, with no need to repeatedly refresh a spontaneous starter!

Experiment with our live sourdough products and ingredients to create breads with diverse flavours, visuals and aromatic palettes.

Bake exceptional breads with our inactive sourdough formulations, designed for stability and adaptability across a range of bread making processes.

Characteristics

Here are some key properties of Lesaffre’s sourdough range:

Highly customisable products encourage the creation of your own signature breads.

Simple and ready-to-use formulations.

Stable products with an extended shelf life.

Our Solutions For Fresh and Flavourful Sourdough

With Lesaffre’s high quality formulations, you don’t need professional skills or industrial tools to make delicious bread!

Starters

Our starters allow you to control your own fermentation process, ensuring consistent colours, aromas and flavours for your breads.

Livendo® Starters LV1

Designed for butter and dairy-based sourdough products with a sour note.

Livendo® Starters LV2

Best suited for rye sourdough breads. Provides a rich fruity flavour.

Livendo® Starters LV4

Ideal for sourdough applications with an acetic finish.

Live Sourdough

Our ready-to-use formulation lets you skip the prepation stage and guarantees stable, standardised baked goods with every batch.

Livendo® Live Sourdough Creme de Levain

Perfect for rye and wheat sourdough products, offering a rich aromatic flavour.

Sourdough Ingredients

Lesaffre’s formulations are enhanced by malts, spices and organic acids to produce a diverse palette of aromas in your sourdough.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) BD100

Designed for butter and dairy-based sourdough products with a sour note.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) E120

A devitalised spelt sourdough powder.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) F60

A preparation of devitalised wheat sourdough.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) F100

A fermented wheat flour formulation to enhance flavour and appearance.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) F200

A devitalised wheat sourdough preparation.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) FS60

A devitalised sourdough powder with a wheat and rye base.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) S76

A devitalised sourdough formulation with a rye base,

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) S400

A fermented wheat flour formulation to enhance flavour and appearance.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Powder) AOM470

A powder preparation with a base of wheat flour and malted barley flour.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Liquid) AF200L

A fermented wheat flour formulation to enhance flavour and appearance.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Liquid) AS75L

A liquid base of rye and malted wheat flour.

Livendo® Sourdough Ingredients (Liquid) AS200L

A fermented wheat flour formulation to enhance flavour and appearance.

Livendo Tradizy® Durum

An all-in-one, very easy to use product for anyone starting with sourdough.

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