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Lactobacillus (F-19®)

Facts about Lactobacillus (F-19®)

  • Identified as Lactobacillus paracasei 

  • Originates from humans

  • F-19® is a registered trademark of Arla Foods AB

We offer Arla Foods’ flagship probiotic strain

The F-19® probiotic strain has been used in food and dietary supplements since 1995. Lactobacillus (F-19®) is Arla Foods’ flagship probiotic strain – you may know it from “Arla Cultura®,” the name of their popular probiotic yogurt sold in Scandinavia. We have an exclusive global license agreement with Arla Foods to produce and sell the strain in Europe for nonfood products and in the rest of the world for all products.

In Europe, Lactobacillus paracasei has been granted Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS) status by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) – a status granted on species level.


Clinical studies 

Lactobacillus (F-19®) has been studied alone and in combination with other probiotic strains, such as the BifidobacteriumBB-12® and LA-5® probiotic strains. The clinical data indicates that the strain may have beneficial gastrointestinal and immune effects: 

  • May modulate the microbiota1

Nothing on this page is meant to be perceived as an approved claim.

Your opportunities 

We offer Lactobacillus (F-19®) for dietary supplements and fermented milk products. Please contact us for more information.

Sullivan et al. 2002


This communication is only intended for business-to-business and health care professionals. This communication is not intended for consumers of final consumer goods. Nothing on this page is meant to be perceived as an approved claim.

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