What Does Vegemite Taste Like?


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Vegemite, made using Brewer's yeast, is a salty, savory and bitter spread popular throughout Australia. Made by the Kraft company, Vegemite is a product that has an acquired taste, and is most often spread on bread or crackers for breakfast or lunch.

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Vegemite, with its distinctly bitter overtones, is also used to flavor soup stock or complete a peanut butter or cheese sandwich. The spread is particularly rich in B vitamins, with a single serving accounting for between 25 to 50 percent of the daily recommended intake of B1, B2, B3 and folate. It was invented in 1922 by a chemist, and as of 2014, 22 million jars are sold annually.

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