imgHistory & Timeline

Probiotics first came to attention over 100 years ago. Studies have shown that probiotics help maintain a balanced intestinal and digestive environment, which results in healthy digestion, regular bowel function, immunity and general wellbeing.


Year 1857

Probiotics (lactobacillus) were
first discovered in France


Year 1899

Dr. Tisser, a French paediatrician,
separated the first strain of bifidobacteria


Year 2001

France completed the first
strain of lactobacillus genome-wide test.


Year 2002

Biostime® and Lallemand
in France enter into partnership