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Enter to WIN!

This competition was drawn on the 8th November 2017, please see the above blog post for our WINNERS! To enter our competition, simply count the number of bottle caps (or parts of) and send us your answer. You go in the draw to win a limited edition Yakult Sherrin PVC 20cm mini yellow Bombers football … Continue reading “Enter to WIN!”

Which Kombucha are you Talking About?

Kombucha has gained much popularity among Australians in recent times. The Kombucha we are talking about here is the slightly sweet and tart fizzy drink created by fermenting a sugar-sweetened tea with a mixture of bacteria and yeast known as SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast). It has been hailed for its healing properties. … Continue reading “Which Kombucha are you Talking About?”

Did you know? Environmental considerations are made ‘Every Day’ at Yakult Australia!

Yakult makes a conscious effort to ensure the manufacturing process creates as little waste as possible and we endeavour to reduce the amount of energy our factory needs to run efficiently. Here is a list of just a few things we do! Effective waste management strategies contribute to a cleaner and less wasteful facility – … Continue reading “Did you know? Environmental considerations are made ‘Every Day’ at Yakult Australia!”

What are FODMAPs?

You may have heard of people talking about low FODMAP diets or have seen “FODMAP Friendly” logos on some food packaging in your supermarket. So, what are FODMAPs and how might they affect your gut? FODMAP is an acronym for Fermentable Oligosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides And Polyols. FODMAPs represent a group of sugars which travel to … Continue reading “What are FODMAPs?”

Got a question about Yakult?

  Meet the Yakult Australia’s Information Service team, Melanie, Dinah, Leanne and Mel have experience and an interest in all things Yakult including health, education, nutrition and scientific research. The team is made up of Dietitians, Educators and Public Relations Officers equipped to answer your questions on all things Yakult, probiotics and gut health! Contact … Continue reading “Got a question about Yakult?”

Everybody is welcome for a free factory tour of Yakult!

Throughout May we have had over 2,000 VCE students visit our factory to see the manufacturing process to support their studies in Business Management focusing on the unit of operations management. The tours are tailored to match the VCE curriculum demonstrating the textbook theory in application here at Yakult following the production process. It allows … Continue reading “Everybody is welcome for a free factory tour of Yakult!”

Visits from the Community

We regularly receive tour requests from a wide variety of community groups and clubs around Victoria and are always happy to oblige. We were delighted to host the Northern Peninsula Classic Car Club on a tour of our manufacturing facility this month. We were equally as delighted to spend some time in our car park … Continue reading “Visits from the Community”