Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Industrial Visit to Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd, Sonipat
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Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Industrial Visit to Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd, Sonipat

Event: Industrial Visit
Date: 2ndFerbruray
Time: 11:00 AM
Venue: Yakult Danone India (P) Ltd, HSIIDC Industrial Area, Rai, Sonipat, Haryana
Students: Nutrition and Dietetics
Convener: Dr. Sulochana jangu, Mr. Dharmveer
Head of Department: Dr.Laxmi Narula

Company Profile: 
Yakult DANONE India (P) Ltd is a 50:50 JV between Yakult Honsha, Japan and Group DANONE of France, both of which are global pro biotic leaders. The JV was formed in 2005 to manufacture and sell pro biotic products in the Indian market. Yakult, a pro biotic drink was launched in India in 2007, and is presently available in Delhi, NCR, Chandigarh, Punjab, Jaipur, Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore. Yakult is manufactured at an ISO 9001 : 2008 and HACCP certified manufacturing facility in Sonipat, Haryana.
As a pioneer in pro biotic, Yakult has formidable research capabilities and product technologies in the field of probiotic.


  • To help students gain the information about Fermentation process
  • To gain an insight of Yakult production process.
  • Learning while experiencing automatics packaging
  • To gain knowledge of HACCP model


An industrial visit to Yakult-Danone India Pvt. Ltd. Was organized on 2nd February, 2023, for students of Nutrition and Dietetics of PDM university. Once students reached Yakult-Danone plant site, they were accompanied by Mrs. Sanya in the Seminar Room where he gave a brief presentation about the Company’s history, its presence across the globe, distribution channel, turnover and strong research. Following the presentation, Mrs. Sanya interacted with the students and answered their queries regarding HACCP model and probiotics. The students were then taken to the processing unit where all the stages from mixing of raw ingredients to the final shrink – packing were briefed. Students were amazed at the speed at which the process occurred and how the automated systems could be set according to requirements, as minimum of human intervention was required. On a whole, it was an exemplary learning experience that the students will savour for a long time to come.

Learning Outcome: 

  • Students got information about effect of good bacteria on digestive system.
  • Students were made aware about first-hand information regarding functioning of the company.
  • Students were made to learn the HACCP model and Fermentation process of YAKULT.
  • Students got insight about the Operations & Production at Yakult.


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