Yakult Probiotics Drinks Benefits


Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd. is a 50:50 Joint Venture (JV) between Yakult Honsha in Japan and Groupe Danone in France, both of which are global probiotic leaders. The JV was formed in 2005 and Yakult, a probiotic fermented milk drink was launched in India in 2008. In 2018, Yakult Light, a reduced sugar version of Yakult, with vitamin D and E was launched.

Yakult is manufactured at an ISO 9001:2015, HACCP and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified manufacturing facility in Sonipat, Haryana in India.

Yakult is being distributed by grocery stores, e-commerce, and Yakult Ladies. Yakult Ladies are young women, who drive scooters and deliver Yakult to house customers. There are more than 300 Yakult Ladies in Delhi NCR, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Mumbai and Pune.

As a pioneer in probiotics, Yakult has formidable research capabilities and technological advances in the field of probiotics. It is backed by more than 80 years of research, and more than 100 human studies have been conducted in the world including India, on Yakult’s probiotic bacteria, Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota (LcS) . The studies have indicated that regular consumption of Yakult helps improve digestion and helps build immunity.

The benefits of Yakult have been scientifically established through years of research and more than 40 million bottles of Yakult are consumed every day in 40 countries and regions in 2020.
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