[link|83|Yakult Website]Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. is a public company located in Tokyo. It was founded in 1935 and incorporated in 1955. Paid-in capital is ~31,1 billion Yen (~272 million €), number of employees is ~2870, including some hundred temporary employees. President is Mr Sumiya HORI.
Starting in 1935 with a fermented sourmilk drink on the basis of Lactobacillus casei fermentation (Yakult”), the company is also active in cosmetics (skin moisturers) and pharmaceuticals (anti-cancer drugs), enzymes (e. g., cellulases) and fine chemicals.