Korea Yakult Co., Ltd (hangul: 한국야쿠르트) is a South Korean food company based in Seocho-gu, Seoul; under the ownership of Yakult Corporation, Japan. It is one of the largest food companies in South Korea and produces beverages (including sikhye and sujeonggwa), ramen noodles, 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. PALDO products are exported to nearly 30 nations, including Russia, the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Germany. In 2012, PALDO became an independent subsidiary of Korea Yakult under the name "PALDO Company, Limited".
- Korea Yakult official site (Korean)
- Paldo official site (English)
- Article about Korea Yakult (English)
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