Yakult its launching its first new product in Britain after six years in the market. The company said that Yakult Light contains the same friendly bacteria as its older sibling but has a lighter taste. The fermented milk drink has attracted a loyal following since its launch in 1996 and was market leader up until last year when Danone Actimel overtook it for the first time. However, sales remain at more than £20m.The new addition has a blue foil cap to distinguish it from the original offering. Rsp will be similar to original Yakult, said a spokesman. {{P&P }}