Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd. 

Probiotic health drink maker Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd. announced its expansion in Goa with the launch of its popular milk product ‘Yakult’. Yakult was launched in India in 2008 and has operations in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Jaipur, Chandigarh and Punjab. “We are happy to launch Yakult in Goa after (getting) positive response from other major markets in India. In Japan, Yakult is a household name and people of all ages drink it as a part of their daily diet,” Managing Director Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd. Minoru Shimada said in a statement issued here. Launched in 1935, the company sells more than 35 million bottles every day in 38 countries and regions, he said. “Indian consumers are increasingly becoming conscious in the realm of health and fitness and opting for products that provide a health benefit. Our year to date sales in India has also seen a steady double digit growth,” he said. Yakult is a delicious probiotic fermented milk drink that contains Yakult’s exclusive probiotic LcS (Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota).