Yakult is a milk beverage made by fermenting skim milk with Lactobacillus paracasei Shirota. This particular strain of bacteria and subsequent fermentation process is unique to Yakult Honsha of Japan. This one-of-a-kind beverage is sweet-tart with a complex aroma and flavor that is reminiscent of yogurt and citrus. Yakult is a non-fat probiotic beverage that promotes gut health. It is fantastic on its own or mixed into artisanal cocktails featuring shochu, sake, or whiskey.
Yakult can be frozen to extend its shelf life for up to 1 year.