News Releases

Nov 2023
Notification Regarding Determination of Matters Pertaining to Share Repurchase as Treasury Stock
Oct 2023
Guangzhou Yakult Establishes Branch in Meizhou, Guangdong Province, China
Oct 2023
Transfer of Marketing Authorization of Anticancer Drug Elplat® to Takata Pharmaceutical
Oct 2023
Yakult China to Establish Beijing Branch and Absorb Beijing Yakult
Aug 2023
Guangzhou Yakult Establishes Branch in Shantou, Guangdong Province, China
Aug 2023
Yakult Group Expands Decarbonization Initiatives in Japan and Abroad
Jul 2023
Notification Regarding Stock Split and Related Partial Amendment to Articles of Incorporation, Revision of Dividend Forecast , and Shareholder Benefit Program
Jul 2023
Yakult U.S.A. to Begin Considering the Construction of a New Production Facility
Jun 2023
Yakult Establishes Branch in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
Mar 2023
Yakult Launches Yakult Global Sustainability Website
Mar 2023
The Yakult Group establishes Deforestation and Conversion Free (DCF) Commitment to Responsible Sourcing
Feb 2023
Yakult China and Guangzhou Yakult to Start Selling Yakult 50 Billion Light
Feb 2023
Yakult Starts Production at Second Plant at Wuxi Yakult in China
Oct 2022
Yakult Becomes Sedex Member to Strengthen Supply Chain Management
Sep 2022
Yakult to Introduce Internal Carbon Pricing System
Sep 2022
Sales of Yakult Light Start in Indonesia
Aug 2022
Expressing our support for TCFD
Aug 2022
Notification Regarding the Status and Completion of Share Repurchase as Treasury Stock
Mar 2022
Yakult to Reduce CO Emissions by About 40% Compared with FY2018 (Scope 1 and 2* in Japan) Twelve Yakult Group plants in Japan to switch entirely to purchasing electric power from renewable energy sources
Feb 2022
Notification Regarding Determination of Matters Pertaining to Share Repurchase as Treasury Stock
Feb 2022
Yakult Releases “The Rhythm in All of Us”A global campaign video aimed at raising the value of the Yakult Brand
Nov 2021
Yakult Honsha and Pokka Sapporo Food & Beverage Form Alliance for Japanese Business
Jul 2021
Yakult Establishes Branch and Commences Sales in Haikou, Hainan Province, China
Jun 2021
Formulation of Long-term Vision “Yakult Group Global Vision 2030”
Jun 2021
Yakult to Start Construction of Second Plant in Mindanao, Philippines
May 2021
Yakult Starts Discussions Regarding Business Tie-up with Pokka Sapporo Food & Beverage Ltd.
Apr 2021
Notice of Personnel Change of Representative Director
Apr 2021
The Yakult Group Establishes Environmental Vision
Mar 2021
Sales of Yakult to Commence in Xining, Qinghai Province, China
Oct 2020
Notification Regarding Sale of the Company’s Stock by Danone and Amendment of Memorandum of Understanding between the Company and Danone
Sep 2020
Consumption of Dairy Products Containing Lactobacillus Casei Strain Shirota Lowers the Incidence of Constipation and Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs)* among Young Children in Vietnam – A large-scale trial conducted in collaboration with the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), the Ministry of Health, Vietnam –
May 2020
Yakult Establishes Branches in: Hengyang, Hunan Province; Wuhu, Anhui Province; and Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province
Oct 2019
Nihon Servier and Yakult Honsha Enter Into a Promotion Agreement for Liposomal Irinotecan in Japan
Sep 2019
Sales of Yakult Gold to Start in the Middle East, Beginning in the United Arab Emirates
Aug 2019
Yakult to Construct 2nd Plant at Wuxi Yakult in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China
Jul 2019
Yakult to Expand U.S. Sales Area to the Entire Country
Jul 2019
Sales of Yakult Start in Myanmar
May 2019
Yakult to Expand Chinese Business
Apr 2019
Sales of Sofúl LT Peach to Start in Mexico
Mar 2019
Yakult Starts Production at Foshan Plant in China
Jan 2019
Sales of Yakult Start in Denmark
Dec 2018
Yakult Honored with Special Award “SDGs Partnership Award” At the 2nd Japan Sustainable Development Goals Awards
Dec 2018
Yakult Extends Sponsorship as Official Partner of the FINA World Championships and the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) for 10 Years through 2028
Sep 2018
Anticancer drug; “Elplat®”, Folinic acid; Levofolinate [Yakult] Approval for the Additional Indication of Small Intestine Cancer
Jul 2018
Nature Research and Yakult to support human microbiota research
May 2018
Yakult Establishes Branch in Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China
Apr 2018
Sales of Yakult Light to Begin in Five Middle Eastern Countries
Mar 2018
Notification Regarding Determination of Number of Shares to be Offered
Mar 2018
Notification Regarding Determination of Offering Price and Other Matters
Feb 2018
Notification Regarding Change to Number of Shares to be Offered