Renaissance Yeast Inc. and Gusmer Enterprises Partner to Advance Hydrogen Sulfide-preventing Yeasts

Vancouver, BC — Renaissance Yeast Inc. is pleased to announce that they have signed an exclusive agreement with Gusmer Enterprises, Inc. to distribute the Renaissance family of hydrogen sulfide (H2S)-preventing wine yeasts for wine and cider in Canada and the USA. The appointment is effective January 1, 2015.                  

“Gusmer has an extensive network of technical sales reps, a great reputation for quality products and service in the wine and cider industry and the application expertise to meet our needs as we continue to make great sales advances for our H2S-preventing yeasts in wine, cider and other alcoholic beverages in 2015,” said Dr. John Husnik, CEO of Renaissance Yeast Inc.

“The addition of Renaissance Yeast is a reflection of Gusmer Enterprises’ core goals – to exclusively represent suppliers of innovative products for fermentation applications,” commented Rodger Pachelbel, VP/Director of Market Development & Product Management of Gusmer Enterprises. “We are pleased to partner with Renaissance Yeast and are very excited about the opportunity to introduce their yeast to the wine and cider industries.”

Gusmer and Renaissance will exhibit at the 2015 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in booth #1004.

Renaissance Yeast’s complete list of distributors can be found at


Gusmer Enterprises, Inc. ( is one of the leading suppliers of processing aids and equipment to the beverage industry, with an emphasis on the beer, wine, juice and distilled spirits segments. Offering a full line of filtration, fermentation and stabilization products as well as instrumentation and laboratory services, Gusmer Enterprises has locations throughout North America to serve your needs


Renaissance Yeast Inc. ( is focused on the development and commercialization of the exclusively licensed, patented H2S-preventing yeast technology discovered by Dr. Linda Bisson of the University of California, Davis.  Renaissance Yeast is responsible for global sales, marketing and technical support of the Renaissance brand of H2S-preventing wine yeast strains.  The company also has an extensive research program on new yeast strain development for wines and other yeast-fermented alcoholic beverages.

For more information please contact: 

Dante Phillips
Renaissance Yeast Inc. 
Vancouver, BC
(604) 822-6499

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