Yakult Honsha Company Ltd.    

TOKYO: 2267


1-1-19 Higashi-Shinbashi, Minatoku

Tokyo, 105-8660


81 03 35748960

81 03 35751636

Company description

Manufacturing: Lactic milk maker; cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; soya bean juice and soft drinks

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News and information about Yakult Honsha Company Ltd.

Yakult to manufacture in US.(World News)(Yakult Honsha Company Ltd.)(Brief article)
Dairy Industries International; March 1, 2010; 291 words
Yakult Honsha has announced that it will commence manufacturing of its probiotic dairy bottles in the US for the first time in 2012. The company is seeking a move into eastern seaboard US states. The company will build the facility in an as yet undesignated location to cater for forecast growth.
Prebiotics & probiotics in Japan: exploring a market based on supportive science and demonstrated health needs.(JAPAN INSIDER)
Nutraceuticals World; March 1, 2008; 700+ words
...maintain a healthy intestinal microflora is strong. Japanese History of Probiotic & Prebiotic Development The Yakult Honsha Company is generally credited with introducing the first branded probiotic in Japan well over 70 years ago. The term...
Yakult launches its probiotic in USA.(Yakult Honsha Company Ltd.)
Nutraceuticals International; October 1, 2007; 601 words
Tokyo, Japan-based consumer products firm Yakult Honsha has announced sales of world-leading beverage, Yakult, in its first mainstream market in the USA. This fall, the probiotic dairy drink will be available at major supermarkets, initially in southern California with plans to expand to all
Danone and Yakult Honsha build on joint venture.(World News--Asia)(Yakult Honsha Company Ltd.)(DANONE Group)(Brief article)
Dairy Industries International; July 1, 2007; 329 words
Groupe Danone is setting set up a dairy plant in Haryana, India through a joint venture with Yakult Honsha of Japan as a part of its investment plan in the country. "The company has acquired eight acres of land in Rai Food Park, Sonepat in Haryana to set up a manufacturing facility to manufacture
Danone reinforces ties with Yakult Honsha.(DANONE Group)(Yakult Honsha Company Ltd.)(Brief article)
Nutraceuticals International; June 1, 2007; 311 words
Danone and Japan's Yakult Honsha, the two world leaders in probiotics, have strengthened their relationship with several further senior appointments. Yakult's board of directors will welcome two additional Danone representatives, raising the total number to four. The new directors are Jacques
Innovation in a crowded market.(Yakult Honsha Company Ltd.)
Dairy Industries International; May 1, 2007; 700+ words
What do you do if you've a successful probiotic brand, but your market share is being constantly eroded by a competitor with a bigger marketing spend and an ability to grab the consumers' attention with a never-ending stream of new flavours and persuasive communication concepts? That's a problem
Watch out China: here comes Thorpedo.
Australasian Business Intelligence; November 8, 2006; 300 words
...and tax of $A4.25 million. Publication Date: 3 November 2006 SO NATURAL FOODS AUSTRALIA LIMITED - ASX SNF YAKULT HONSHA COMPANY LIMITED All copyright subsisting under the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth) resides in us. No part of the...
Kirin Group, Yakult establish Kirin Yakult NextStage.(partnerships of Kirin Brewery Company Ltd. and Yakult Honsha Company Ltd.)(Brief article)
Nutraceuticals World; October 1, 2006; 368 words
Kirin Brewery Co. (Kirin Brewery), Tokyo, Japan, and Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd. have jointly established Kirin Yakult NextStage (KYNS) Company to develop next-generation health foods and functional foods. KYNS is capitalized 55% by Kirin Brewery and 45% by Yakult Honsha. The first product to be

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 311511 - Fluid Milk Manufacturing

311411 - Frozen Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Manufacturing

312111 - Soft Drink Manufacturing

325412 - Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing

325620 - Toilet Preparation Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2026 - Fluid Milk industry report

2037 - Frozen Fruits, Fruit Juices, and Vegetables industry report

2086 - Bottled and Canned Soft Drinks and Carbonated Water industry report

2834 - Pharmaceutical Preparations industry report

2844 - Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations industry report