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Yakult is a refreshing way to include probiotics in your every day diet. The unique LcS strain is proven to survive,
alter and improve your digestive balance & intestinal health.
What is the difference between Yakult Original and LIGHT?
Yakult Original is available in a 5 and 10 bottle pack, with each bottle containing at least 6.5 billion live beneficial bacteria.
Yakult LIGHT is our reduced sugar version using Stevia, with 40% less calories and 2.8g of sugar per bottle. It offers all the same benefits as the Original, including the same high number of beneficial bacteria.read more
Try your hand at one of our delicious Yakult-infused recipes,then use your empty Yakult bottles and get creative with these fun craft ideas!read more
A quick guide to decode intestinal health, with tips that help support your health through easy-to-maintain lifestyle changes.read more
Why does Yakult invest in research?
We contribute to the health and happiness of people around the world through pursuit of excellence in life science in general and our research and experience in microorganisms in particular.
How do I book a free tour?
Everyone is invited to join a free guided tour of our improved Yakult factory tour space in Dandenong South.
Tours are conducted from Monday to Friday and run for approximately 1 hour. Bookings are essential and are subject to availability.read more
What is a probiotic?
Probiotics, as defined by the World Health Organisation, are “live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer, a health benefit on the host”.
Some of today’s common lifestyle factors such as stress, ageing, medications like antibiotics, and unhealthy eating habits can upset the balance of bacteria in your gut. Probiotics can assist by increasing the ratio of good to potentially harmful bacteria in your gut.read more
What is the Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain?
In 1930 Dr Minoru Shirota discovered a lactic acid bacterium that is able to survive our digestive juices and reach the intestines alive, to help maintain digestive balance. It was subsequently named in his honour, the Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain.
LcS is known to increase beneficial bacteria (i.e: bifidobacteria) inhabiting the intestines.
Can I drink more than one bottle of Yakult a day?
Why does Yakult come in that size?
What makes Yakult that color?
Is there a reason for Yakult's sweetness?
Can babies drink Yakult?
Can we freeze Yakult?
Can we heat up Yakult?
Should we shake Yakult before drinking?
Should I drink Yakult everyday?
What is the best way to open Yakult?
What time of the day should I drink Yakult?
Does the lactic acid in Yakult really reach the intestinal tract alive?
Is there a special reason that Yakult bottle is shaped like that?
How do you count Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota in Yakult?
Do people drink Yakult in other countries?