Contact:   Matt Kowal, CEO
Website:   www.perkii.com.au

PERKii™ is a new start-up company from the University of Queensland and has released the world’s first water and juice drink with 1 billion microencapsulated probiotics and only 37 calories! PERKii offers consumers an option to control weight, improve gut health and boost immunity with 1 Billion live Lactobacillus casei with proven health benefits in a refreshing, light and great tasting low calorie drink.

Derived from the ProGel technology, also invented at the University of Queensland, this drink protects and improves probiotic stability by encapsulating them in tiny natural beads called Microgels. Microgels keep the probiotics alive in drinks and the acidic stomach resulting in improved health benefit for consumers. PERKii comes in 4 delicious flavours, Lime & Coconut, Strawberry & Watermelon, Pear & Guava and Mango & Passionfruit.