Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG

Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG®)

Chr. Hansen has produced and sold the proven LGG® strain from Valio since 1994. Through our strict processes, high quality controls and state of the art sequencing this LGG strain has remained entirely stable over these 25 years.


The world’s best documented probiotic strain

Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG®) is the world’s best documented probiotic strain. It has been used in food and dietary supplements since 1990, has been studied in more than 3001 clinical studies, documenting both its efficacy and safety.


Clinical studies

The large number of scientific publications and clinical studies on LGG® from Chr. Hansen indicate that the probiotic strain may have beneficial effects on the immune and gastrointestinal functions:

  • May reduce respiratory tract challenges2
  • May enhance the immune response3
  • May reduce crying and fussiness in infants4
  • May alleviate symptoms of irritated skin5

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

Your opportunities

We offer the LGG® strain for dietary supplements, infant formula and fermented milk products. Please contact us for more information on the probiotic strain.

1 As of December 2018
2 Hatakka et al. 2001, Hojsak et al. 2010a, Hojsak et al. 2010b, Smith et al. 2013
3 de Vrese et al. 2005
4 Pärtty et al. 2013
5 Isolauri et al. 2000

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