CanaMax ® is a natural strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolated by the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Brazil,
under the reference UFMG 1007.
CanaMax, due to its ability to work well on fresh sugar cane-juice and on cane molasses is recommended in the production
of all the types of aromatic and complex rums and rhum agricole.
CanaMax displays a complex and well-balanced aromatic profile due to the production of key esters and phenyl-2 ethanol.
CanaMax shows good tolerance to osmotic stress and performs well in adverse conditions, at high temperatures up to 40°C
and a pH range 3.4 – 5.3.