Yakult to Start Selling in Free Trade Area of Belize, Central America

Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. is to start selling the “Yakult” drink in the northeastern Central American state of Belize from 10 October 2008. The product, which will be made in Mexico, will be sold by retail stores located in Belize’s free trade area through distributors that are developing the business in both Belize and Mexico. The product is currently being sold in 30 countries and regions outside of Japan, and was first sold in the Americas in 1968 in Brazil; it is now sold in Uruguay, Mexico, Argentina, the US, and Canada also.

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