Well, that’s it then, gotta end the lockdown

Lockdown Lockdown causes Marmite shortage as pub closures result in scarcity of brewer’s yeast

13 thoughts on “Well, that’s it then, gotta end the lockdown”

  1. At last a reason to continue the lockdown – if we could kill it off forever so much the better

  2. Best reason yet. Bu**er the economy and non-Wuhan virus health issues.

    No marmite and no bread ‘cos there is no yeast. Life just won’t be worth living!

  3. We had this discussion i think before. I have made no progress on homemade marmite from pub slops, It being wildly uneconomic but if the price goes up enough……

  4. Barry Sigsworth
    June 11, 2020 at 7:23 am

    At last a reason to continue the lockdown – if we could kill it off forever so much the better

    If you don’t like Marmite then don’t buy it. Why should the vast majority of us (*Citation needed*) who love it suffer because of your lack of taste?

  5. Hallowed Be – Yes we definitely discussed this before, I remember researching yeast autolysis as a result.

  6. Noel C – i’m sure it’ll come in handy. For my part it lead me to wondering what the difference between brewers’ yeast and bakers’ yeast was. Though extracted myself from the rabbit hole, before i found a definitive answer it turns out bread does actually have an alcohol content.

  7. Hah, it is utter bewilderment to the Missus, but I did acquire a fondness for Marmite from my parents and still have it on toast regularly.

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