Korea Yakult

Korea Yakult Co., Ltd
Native name
주식회사 한국야쿠르트
Subsidiary company
Industry Food processing
Founded 1969
Headquarters 577 Gangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea
Key people
Yoon Deok-byeong (Co-founder), Yoon Ho-jung (CEO)
Products Dairy product
Health Functional Food
Owner Paldo Co. Ltd.(40.83%)[1]
Yakult (38.30%)[1]
Parent Yakult Honsha
Subsidiaries Paldo Co. Ltd.
Vilac Co. Ltd.
Website www.yakult.co.kr

Korea Yakult Co., Ltd (hangul: 한국야쿠르트) is a South Korean food company based in Seocho-gu, Seoul; The Korean joint venture (Korea Yakult) between Yoon Deok-byeong and Yakult established in 1969.[2] It is one of the largest food companies in South Korea and produces beverages (including sikhye and sujeonggwa) and dairy products (including yakult, a yogurt-like drink).

Korea Yakult was founded in 1969. In 1987 the company began distributing its products overseas, under the brand name PALDO. In 2012, Paldo Co. Ltd. was launched as an independent subsidiary of Korea Yakult.[3]

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