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Why Yakult Refuses to Make Bigger Bottles

Many people have probably asked countless of times why Yakult did not launch a much bigger variant, but it turns out, the Japanese company had the perfect reason why they never released one.

According to Philippines’ news network ABS-CBN, the Japanese company had decided to only release 65 milliliter (2.1 ounce) and 100 milliliter (3.3 ounce) bottles to minimize the potential contamination of the probiotic bacteria (Lactobacillus paracasei Shirota) in the drink.

8 Childhood Asian Drinks That Aren’t Boba

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When you first think of Asian drinks, your mind automatically jumps to milk tea.

But what many may not have realized is that there are tons of different drinks available right at your fingertips. All you have to do is visit your local Asian supermarket, or even hunt around your regular supermarket! You might be surprised. Here are nine asian drinks that you should get your hands on:

Yakult is Selling Like Hotcakes After Scene in Netflix’s ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Japanese probiotic drink Yakult is enjoying an increase in sales after making a brief appearance in the Netflix rom-com “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.”

Created by microbiologist Minoru Shirota in the 1930s, Yakult is a fermented mixture of skimmed milk and a special strain of the bacterium Lactobacillus casei, which Shirota identified and named after himself.