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All About Yakult

Friendly bacteria for your gut Developed by Dr Shirota in 1935

What is Yakult?

Bottle of Yakult

Yakult is a fermented milk drink full of bacteria that are scientifically proven to reach the gut alive. Each little bottle contains at least 6.5 billion of our unique strain of bacteria, Lactobacillus casei Shirota.

History and Vision

75th Anniversary

Using the unique strain of bacteria he had discovered, scientist Dr Shirota made a simple fermented milk drink and in 1935 produced the first bottle of Yakult.

Company Information

Yakult was launched in the UK in 1996, and is available in 33 countries worldwide. Yakult employs some 80,000 people across the globe, including many scientists in our research centres.

News and Events

Come and meet our team, ask questions and sample a bottle. We're always adding new dates, so keep checking regularly.

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

Water, skimmed milk (reconstituted), glucose-fructose syrup, sugar, maltodextrin, flavouring, contains Lactobacillus casei Shirota.

Nutritional Values

 Per 100mlPer bottle
(65ml)
Energy 280.0 kJ / 66.0 kcal 182.0 kJ / 42.9 kcal
Protein 1.3g 0.9g
Carbohydrate 14.7 g 9.6 g
of which sugars 14.2 g 9.2 g
Fat < 0.1 g < 0.1 g
of which saturates < 0.1 g < 0.1 g
Fibre 0 g 0 g
Sodium 0.02 g 0.01 g

Contains 1010 (10 billion) Lactobacillus casei Shirota per 100ml when refrigerated (6.5 billion per bottle).

Ingredients

Water, skimmed milk (reconstituted), glucose-fructose syrup, sweeteners (maltitol syrup, sucralose), dextrin, flavouring, contains Lactobacillus casei Shirota.

Nutritional Values

 Per 100mlPer bottle
(65ml)
Energy 175.7 kJ / 42.0 kcal 114.2 kJ / 27.3 kcal
Protein 1.4 g 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 10.2 g 6.6 g
of which sugars 5.6 g 3.6 g
of which polyols 2.9 g 1.9 g
Fat < 0.1 g < 0.1 g
Of which saturates < 0.1 g < 0.1 g
Fibre 1.8 g 1.2 g

Contains 1010 (10 billion) Lactobacillus casei Shirota per 100 ml when refrigerated. (6.5 billion per bottle)

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