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Nutrition news- Glycaemic Index!

If you’ve been watching TV lately, you might have noticed some food product commercials talking about something called Glycaemic Index, or GI as it’s more commonly known. So, what is it? GI is a ranking of carbohydrates (e.g. bread, pasta, rice, yoghurt) on a scale from 0-100 according to how much they raise blood sugar … Continue reading “Nutrition news- Glycaemic Index!”

20 Year Anniversary!

This year Yakult celebrated our 20th year of production in Australia! To mark this special occasion, a 20th Anniversary Reception was held at Crown Entertainment Complex in Melbourne. Attendees from across Australia and New Zealand were joined by local dignitaries and special guests from Yakult Japan to celebrate the occasion. A great night was had … Continue reading “20 Year Anniversary!”

Yakult factory tours- come and see our facility!

Yakult Australia’s continued focus on education means that in the first 8 months of this year, 5,700 people have visited the Yakult factory to view our operations first hand! We’re hoping to increase people’s knowledge of probiotics and the benefits of drinking Yakult. Visitors always comment on the efficiency and cleanliness of our production areas. … Continue reading “Yakult factory tours- come and see our facility!”

A small slice of our history…

The first bottles of Yakult produced in Australia were manufactured at the facility based in Dandenong South, Victoria. This technologically advanced factory built in 1993 remains the only Yakult factory in Australia. Twenty years ago 180,000 bottles were produced daily. Upgrades have since increased the capacity. In 2011, new print, fill, cap and seal machines … Continue reading “A small slice of our history…”

Nutrition News- Gluten

You may have noticed a lot of attention in the media lately surrounding gluten. So, just what is gluten? Put simply, gluten is the main protein in wheat, rye, barley and oats. Gluten triggers an abnormal immune reaction in some people, and when these people consume foods containing gluten, it damages their small intestine. This … Continue reading “Nutrition News- Gluten”

Yakult Australia News

It is with great excitement that we introduce our newly redesigned website! This new website provides simple navigation, with easy access on computers, smart phones and tablets. We look forward to bringing you the news on all things Yakult, as we celebrate our 20th anniversary in Australia! So stay tune for more updates coming your … Continue reading “Yakult Australia News”