Amazing facts about R-1!

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Lactic acid bacteria selected from over 6000 strains

1073R-1 lactic acid bacteria, commonly abbreviated “R-1 lactic acid bacteria,” is one of the strains of lactic acid bacteria that have been carefully selected from Meiji’s repository of over 6,000 different types of lactic acid bacteria.

Throughout its history, Meiji has always been passionate about promoting people’s health and helping them achieve their full human potential.*
Meiji Probio Yogurt R-1 is made from 1073R-1 lactic acid bacteria, which is a special strain identified by Meiji through its dedicated research, that can unlock your human potential.
“R1” used in the product name is taken from the 1073R-1 lactic acid bacteria.

*The term “human potential” is used to express our universal desire to live a healthy life.

↑ 1073R-1 lactic acid bacteria
Meiji Probio Yogurt R-1

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Even the Pasteur Institute, one of the world’s top biological research centers, has been taking an interest in R-1

↑ Pasteur Institute (Paris, France)
↑ Pasteur Institute (Paris, France)

The Pasteur Institute is a non-profit research center based in Paris, France dedicated to the study of biology and medicine. It has produced a total of 10 Nobel laureates in physiology or medicine and is considered the most advanced biological research organization in the world.

Since 2014, Meiji has been conducting joint research with the Pasteur Institute on 1073R-1 lactic acid bacteria.

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The best-selling yogurt drink in Japan

The special lightproof package keeps the content fresh and delicious, so that you can take it every day as a healthy habit and still enjoy its taste each time.

Besides its great taste, R1 is the perfect yogurt for optimizing and maintaining your physical condition and overall healthy lifestyle.

Meiji Probio Yogurt R-1 Drink is the best-selling brand of yogurt in Japan by sales revenue.

The best-selling yogurt drink in Japan
*Intage SRI market survey of the yogurt drink market Cumulative sales revenue from August 2018 through July 2019

December 1 is R-1 Day.

Meiji Probio Yogurt R-1

Meiji Yogurt R-1, the predecessor of Meiji Probio Yogurt R-1, was first released on December 1, 2009. To commemorate this milestone, December 1 is designated as "R-1 Day" by the Japan Anniversary Association.
When R-1 Day comes, please give R-1 to your family and friends, as a gift for improving their physical well-being!