Renewed Yakult Factory

After several months of renovations, our revised factory viewing facility was unveiled March this year. Devised by Studio Jigen, the futuristic and innovative design encompasses modernistic graphics and pastels against clean, light filled spaces. If we dare say so – our factory looks pretty good! Click on the video below for a before and after comparison. … Continue reading “Renewed Yakult Factory”

Update: Ian Thorpe Swimming Competition *POSTPONED*

As a result of the ongoing and uncertain nature of COVID-19, Yakult have made the decision to postpone the Ian Thorpe Competition. This postponement extends to both entrants and event date. *Please be advised all competition entrants have been contacted regarding postponement and subsequent steps.  Please review our website for updated competition details, terms and … Continue reading “Update: Ian Thorpe Swimming Competition *POSTPONED*”

POSTPONED: Yakult Factory Tours

Following the recent escalation of COVID-19, Yakult Australia has made the considered decision to postpone all factory tours until further notice. We wholeheartedly appreciate this news brings disappointment, particularly for those awaiting our factory refurbishment. However, during this time of uncertainty, protecting the health and well-being of our visitors, staff and the broader community is … Continue reading “POSTPONED: Yakult Factory Tours”


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”