Exploring the World of Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd.: A Memorable Industrial Visit: 22nd Sept’2023


On the crisp morning of September 22, 2023, a group of enthusiastic B.Tech students from the Electronics & Communication Engineering department, embarking on their 5th semester journey, found themselves at the gates of the Yakult Plant in Kundali, Sonipat. Accompanied by their dedicated faculties, Ms. Neeraj, Ms. Shalu Garg, and Dr. Anubha Goel, 80 students hailing from 5E456 and 5E789 were about to embark on an enlightening industrial visit.

Yakult, the iconic probiotic drink, made its foray into the Indian market back in 2007. Since then, it has been the sole player in the probiotic drink segment, promoting digestive health across the nation.

The day kicked off with an informative presentation, where the students were taken on a journey through the history and evolution of Yakult. The presentation delved into the market development strategies employed by Yakult and its current target markets. It was an eye-opener for the budding engineers as they learned about the intricacies of product promotion and market expansion. However, the highlight of the visit was the tour of the Yakult manufacturing process. This process was meticulously divided into three essential steps. At the plant, students were afforded a firsthand view of the complete manufacturing and bottling process of Yakult, from start to finish.

Students were mesmerized as they witnessed an entirely automated process with no human intervention at any point. This commitment to hygiene and automation ensures the delivery of a high-quality product to consumers. It was a valuable lesson in quality control and production efficiency.

As the tour continued, the students were also given a glimpse into the laboratory where the quality of Yakult drink is rigorously tested.

In summary, the industrial visit to the Yakult Plant in Kundali, Sonipat, was an eye-opening and educational experience for the 5th-semester B.Tech students. They not only gained insights into the fascinating journey of Yakult but also witnessed firsthand the cutting-edge manufacturing processes and quality control measures that make Yakult a trusted brand in the market. This visit was not just an excursion but a lesson in excellence and innovation in the field of manufacturing, leaving a lasting impression on the students' minds.