To mark Yakult’s partnership with five-time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe, Yakult Australia are thrilled to announce the Ian Thorpe Swimming Class Competition! Open to participants aged 8-12 years from Victoria only, we want YOU to show us your Do You Yakult moment! TO ENTER:  Share a photo to Facebook and Instagram showing how your child … Continue reading “WIN A SWIMMING CLASS WITH IAN THORPE!”

Back to school? Here are our lunch box tips!

The beginning of a new school year often presents mixed emotions for parents. Preparing your child for school can be a stressful time, with joy, excitement and trepidation common feelings. Packing a healthy, nutritious lunchbox can pose challenge (especially for those fussy eaters!). We’ve complied our top tips to help with lunch box stress! Use … Continue reading “Back to school? Here are our lunch box tips!”

Statement re: Coronavirus

We have become aware of a number of rumours circulating on social media regarding Yakult and the Coronavirus. Yakult products are ensured to be safe and of high quality. Yakult Australia would like to make it clear that Yakult is made in Dandenong, Victoria using only Australian ingredients. Any statements or comments saying otherwise are … Continue reading “Statement re: Coronavirus”

Gold Medallist Ian Thorpe: The new face of Yakult Australia

Five-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Ian Thorpe AM has joined global leader in probiotics, Yakult as its new Brand Ambassador. The three year-partnership will see Thorpe promoting Yakult and the positive contribution of the Lactobacillus casei. Shirota strain found exclusively in Yakult products to intestinal microbiota. The partnership will also demonstrate Yakult’s ongoing commitment to science … Continue reading “Gold Medallist Ian Thorpe: The new face of Yakult Australia”

A new way to drink Yakult: Saying goodbye to single use plastic straws

Have you noticed anything different about our Yakult 10-pack? After careful consideration, Yakult Australia have made the decision to discontinue the inclusion of single use plastic straws in our 10-packs. This change comes in response to growing feedback from our valued customers regarding the impact of plastics in the environment. We understand some consumers may … Continue reading “A new way to drink Yakult: Saying goodbye to single use plastic straws”

Can Probiotics Permanently Alter Your Gut Bacteria?

As probiotic interest continues to grow, so too does the confusion regarding the role of probiotics. This blog aims to address the misconception that probiotics permanently alter the composition of your gut bacteria and explains how probiotics can be of benefit, including tips for maintaining gut health. A healthy gut composition is characterised by adequate … Continue reading “Can Probiotics Permanently Alter Your Gut Bacteria?”

Yakult School Holiday Program

Yakult Australia have launched a Yakult School Holiday Program for the first time this year. The program was initially trialled during the April school holidays and when the program was officially launched later in the year and advertised on our social media pages, it was an absolute success. The Yakult School Holiday Program was fully … Continue reading “Yakult School Holiday Program”

Are All Fermented Foods a Probiotic?

“Probiotic” is a term used frequently (and loosely) in this era obsessed with gut health. It appears that any fermented food item earns the title “Probiotic”. However, the classification of an actual probiotic is much more specific than this. For a fermented food item to be classified as a true probiotic it must meet the … Continue reading “Are All Fermented Foods a Probiotic?”

How do you stay active in Winter?

It’s easy to feel inspired to get active in Spring and Summer; the longer, sunnier days provide the perfect setting for games of cricket in the park, swimming at the beach or late evening walks. The thought of taking shorts or swimwear out of winter storage can be a big motivator for taking extra interest … Continue reading “How do you stay active in Winter?”