Quarantine bread baking leads to yeast shortage

Baking bread has become a favorite quarantine pastime, and as a result, it’s causing a shortage of dry yeast on the grocery shelves. But bakers fear not: We just need time for the supply chain to catch up with recent demand, Quartz reports. Bob Moore, founder of flour maker Bob’s Red Mill, says it takes about 50 days for a supplier to grow and ship a batch of yeast. Until yeast is restocked, you may just have to get creative on baking projects that don’t require the active ingredient. (Or if you’re feeling crafty, make your own yeast!)

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