World leader in probiotic products

BioGaia is an innovative Swedish healthcare company and a world leader in probiotics with 28 years experience of developing, marketing and selling probiotic products. Over the years we have created networks of leading, independent researchers and specialists, manufacturing experts and local distribution partners worldwide. Our products are recommended by pediatricians and other healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries.

All BioGaia’s products contain Lactobacillus reuteri, a probiotic bacteria that helps good microorganisms restore a natural balance in the gut. L. reuteri is one of few bacteria that has co-evolved with humans and because of this it naturally colonizes and has a strong adaptation and interacts with us. To date L. reuteri has been tested in 203 clinical trials (February 2019) and proven effective and safe in children and adults.

BioGaia wants to contribute to better health in the world by offering clinically-proven and user-friendly probiotic products.

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BioGaia in short

  • Founded in 1990
  • 124 employees
  • Offices in Sweden (Stockholm, Lund, Eslöv) USA, Japan
  • Products in 100 markets through distributors
  • 203 completed clinical trials in 17,200 individuals (February 2019)
  • Holds 440 patents in 32 families
  • Listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm (mid cap list)
  • Net sales amounted to SEK 615.0 million (2017)


Company presentation

Business mission: BioGaia conducts research and development to offer consumers clinicallyproven, health-promoting, patented and user-friendly probiotic products.
Positioning: Dietary supplements with clinically-tested, high-quality probiotics that are sold through pharmacies and similar retail outlets. In most markets the products are recommended by doctors or other healthcare professionals.
Vision: BioGaia’s vision is to be a ground-breaking leader in probiotics.
Strategy: BioGaia’s strategy is based on five cornerstones: Growth, Customer Focus, Operational Efficiency, Innovation and Sustainability.

Mission and vision

BioGaia performs research and development to provide consumers with clinically effective, healthful, patented and user friendly probiotic products. BioGaia aim to be the groundbreaking leader in probiotics through... Read more

Distribution network

BioGaia's products are sold through around 60 local distribution partners in 100 countries around the world.
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Our business model

Thanks to a successful business model, BioGaia has been able to grow globally with a lean, efficient and agile organization. BioGaia’s business model is based on three external networks – research, production and distribution. Read more

BioGaia's history

BioGaia´s history goes back to the 1980´s, at the time when HIV was discovered. The two scientists Sven Lindgren and Walt Dobrogosz were investigating different probiotics in order to see what effects they had in this area. Read more


Work at BioGaia

We see good relations with our employees as a success factor. For 26 years we have built our brand on the trust in our employees’ skills, their personal commitment and their desire to develop. It is the employees who have created today’s BioGaia. And it is also the employees who are the key to continued success. Read more