Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd, a 50:50 joint venture between Yakult Honsha and Danone has further expanded its product portfolio in India by adding a new variant:Yakult Light. This new variant was unveiled by fitness icon and Bollywood celebrity Shilpa Shetty Kundra who endorsed Yakult Light at a Press Conference in Mumbai today. Present on the occasion were Mr. Minoru Shimada, Managing Director, Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd., and Dr. Neerja Hajela, General Manager – Science and Regulatory Affairs, Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd.
Yakult Light is a sister product of the signature Yakult product and contains the same unique probiotic, Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota (LcS), in the same amount (6.5 billion). LcS has been scientifically proven, through more than 80 years of research, to help improve digestion and build immunity when consumed regularly. With reduced sugar and Vitamin D and E, Yakult Light caters for the daily needs of the health conscious and is suitable for all age groups. It contains less sugar and calories owing to the use of a sweetener of natural origin, Steviol Glycoside.The recommended retail price of Yakult Light is Rs. 80/- for a pack of 5 bottles.