Yakult Plus

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Increases Friendly Bacteria in the Gut

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Supports Immunity

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Helps Lower Fatigue

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Fruity Citrus Flavour

The newest addition to the Yakult family! Yakult Plus is a delicious, fermented milk drink bursting with 20 billion of Yakult’s unique bacteria L. casei Shirota. These small but friendly bacteria are scientifically proven to reach the gut alive and increase the bacteria in the gut****.

Yakult Plus is rich in vitamin C which not only supports the immune system but also helps lower fatigue**. And it contains fibre that feeds the bacteria in the gut. Are you ready for your little daily plus?

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Great Flavour

Our little green bottle not only looks fresh, but is sure to tickle your taste buds with a tasty blend of fruity citrus flavours.

Happiness – delivered in a little bottle

How does drinking Yakult increase bacteria in the gut?

Drinking Yakult doesn’t just add billions of these unique L. casei Shirota bacteria to the gut; it boosts the growth of other bacteria too!**** Get sipping and let the gut party begin!

What is L.casei Shirota?

Why Vitamin C

Vitamin C supports the function of the immune system and helps lower fatigue**. Since we can’t store vitamin c in the body, we need to get it from our daily diet. Yakult Plus is rich in vitamin C so it’s super easy to get your daily boost. That’s a sure plus for us! Vitamin C is also needed for the growth of cells and tissues***.

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Plus Amazing Fibre

Yakult Plus contains fibre which feed the gut bacteria. Fibre is an essential part of a varied and balanced diet.

What's in Yakult Plus?

Yakult Plus, fermented skimmed milk drink with L. casei Shirota bacteria, vitamin C and fibre. With sugars and sweeteners. Ingredients: water, skimmed milk (reconstituted), sweetener: maltitol syrup, dextrin, glucose-fructose syrup, flavourings, vitamin C, sweetener: steviol glycosides from Stevia. Contains L. casei Shirota. Yakult contains 30 billion L. casei Shirota per 100ml when refrigerated (20 billion per bottle).

per bottle (65ml)
per 100ml
125 kJ / 30 kcal
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6.8 g
2.7 g
2.1 g
0.8 g
0.03 g
24 mg (30%*)
*The reference values ​​for the daily intake.

* Each bottle of Yakult plus accounts for 30% of the EU reference intake for vitamin C.

** Vitamin C supports the normal functioning of the immune system and contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

Enjoy as part of a balanced diet and lifestyle. Recommended consumption: 1 bottle per day.

*** Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, gums, skin and teeth.

****Yakult’s bacteria L. casei Shirota, increase both the lactobacilli and bifidobacterial in the gut.


Coming soon to selected UK & IE retailers

Common Questions

How often should I drink Yakult?

We suggest one bottle a day, however it's perfectly ok to drink more than one a day. Many people have theirs at breakfast time as part of their daily routine, but it's really up to you!

What is the difference between Yakult Original, Yakult Balance and Yakult Plus?

Yakult Original (red top), Yakult Balance (blue top) and Yakult Plus (green top). They all contain the same number of our unique bacteria; however, Yakult Balance is enriched with vitamins D & E, Yakult Plus is rich in vitamin C and contains fibre - both contain less sugar and fewer calories.

Where can I buy Yakult?

You can find Yakult (usually in the yoghurt aisle) in all major supermarkets. In the UK, try your local Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose, Ocado or local independent supermarket. You can also have Yakult delivered straight to your door by your milkman! Ireland: Yakult is available nationwide in Tesco, Dunnes, and Super Valu, The Joyce Shops, Galway and Nolans Vernon Avenue in Dublin.

Is Yakult suitable for people who are allergic to milk?

No, Yakult contains skimmed milk and therefore is not suitable for those with milk allergies or intolorances.

Is Yakult suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, Yakult is suitable for vegetarians.

Is Yakult suitable for people who are gluten intolerant?

Yes, Yakult Original, Yakult Balance and Yakult Plus are all gluten-free.

Is Yakult suitable for people who are lactose-intolerant?

Yakult contains very little lactose (approximately 1g per bottle), so may be suitable for some lactose-intolerant individuals. You should ask your GP or healthcare professional if you have any concerns.

What's in a bottle of Yakult Balance?

Yakult Balance contains: water, skimmed milk (reconstituted), sweetener: maltitol syrup, glucose-fructose syrup, thickener: polydextrose, flavourings, sweetener: steviol glycosides, vitamin E, vitamin D and L. casei Shirota. For nutritional information click here  

Does Yakult contain any sweeteners or flavourings?

Yakult Original doesn't contain any sweeteners. Yakult Balance and Yakult Plus contains maltitol syrup and steviol glycosides, extracted from the leaves of the stevia plant. The flavours used in Yakult Original, Yakult Balance and Yakult Plus are citrus and vanilla. Yakult Balance and Yakult Plus also contains a yoghurt flavouring.

Does Yakult contain any artificial colourings?

No. Yakult's colouring comes from the natural caramelisation of milk which occurs when it's heated during the production process.