New ProBugs Are Here! Now with 12 Probiotics and a Refreshed Pouch

When our founder Michael Smolyansky was still with us, he and our CEO Julie would often discuss the need for a kids product. They knew kids needed probiotics. They knew kids loved kefir. They just needed some kid-friendly flavors and packaging. In April of 2002, Julie had an epiphany that led to the creation of […]


Hibiscus Rhubarb Pie Kefir is Back on Shelves!

Spring is here, which means it’s Hibiscus Rhubarb Pie season. This limited edition flavor is a vibrant, floral blend that pairs well with fresh air and sunny days.

Our Lowfat Kefir is up to 99% lactose-free, gluten-free, and made with all natural, non-GMO ingredients. Hibiscus Rhubarb Pie is our limited edition spring flavor and is lightly sweetened with 1g of added cane sugar per ounce. You can use it in smoothies, dips, and other recipes. Or simply pour yourself a glass! After all, it is the Champagne of Dairy.


The Fitness Craze of Plogging: What You Need to Know About This Eco-Friendly Exercise

Plogging, a new hobby/exercise originating from Sweden (plocka upp), is the combination of jogging while picking up litter. This new eco-conscious exercise began in 2016, benefitting not only the body, but the planet’s health. This craze grew into a cultural connector, with the UK, Finland, Australia, Italy, India, Canada, and the US joining in. Jogging has taken on a new purpose, shedding light on global waste, and giving us the chance to rewrite the future of our planet.


Happy Mother’s Day!

Motherhood is the foundation of life, compassion, and empowerment. While one day a year isn’t nearly enough to show mom our thanks, we’ve come up with a list of some of our favorite ways to spend this special day.


Hemp: Superfood Spotlight

Hemp. This is a plant that has quite a controversial association. It tends to leave the one thinking about marijuana rather than plant-based plastics, treeless paper, fabric, and healthy cooking. However, within recent years, we have seen the rise of hemp being used in the fashion and culinary worlds, giving people the opportunity to see this plant in a new light.


The Kefir Cookbook Tour

Part memoir, part cookbook, The Kefir Cookbook is a delicious collection of over 100 globally inspired sweet and savory recipes made with the probiotic-rich and nutrient-dense superfood kefir. It contains stories that describe the journey of one of the natural food industry’s pioneering brands, Lifeway, and the family that created it. Author Julie Smolyansky, daughter […]


Let’s Talk About Poop

There should be no shame or embarrassment when it comes to something as natural and primal as pooping. Yet in our modern day culture, poop is still considered taboo, causing us to go to the bathroom only when it’s empty, waiting to go until you get home, or continuous flushing to avoid anyone from hearing. […]