What We Do

Wellbeing first - the rest will follow

We specialise entirely in live cultures, these are microorganisms, also known as friendly bacteria, good bacteria or microbiotics.

Our supplements

So, why should you try our live cultures supplements? Firstly, they’re award-winning. This is because they are filled with many of the world’s most researched strains. Secondly, all of our supplements are developed in the world's leading microbiology labs. This gives them their scientific seal of approval. Then there is our wide supplement range. We strongly believe one size does not fit all with friendly bacteria. That’s why we’ve developed 16 different ones - all without colourings or preservatives.

Backed by science

All live cultures are made up of strains of bacteria, and Optibac supplements contain strains of the highest quality. Every supplement is scientifically proven to reach the gut alive. Our strains also undergo rigorous testing to make sure they are stable at room temperature. This means you don’t need to keep them in the fridge like other drinks or supplements, so they’re great for on-the-go.

Something for everyone

Within our supplement range, there is good bacteria for everyone. This includes infants, toddlers, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, childrenvegans, vegetarians, coeliacs and those looking for gluten-free or lactose-free supplement. And as for food allergies? Find out all you need to know in our handy suitability FAQ. Just like people, strains are unique too. We make it our mission to create live cultures no matter your age, circumstance or diet by using different strains to do different things. Each live cultures strain in Optibac supplements are researched by a team of expert microbiologists. This research includes looking at all the effects of a strain has on the body during specific life stages, so you get friendly bacteria that’s wholly specialised. It’s also why we’re completely transparent. We always list the exact strains in our supplements and not just the microorganism’s family and species.

Five-star friendly bacteria

Most importantly, people just like you who are taking our supplements are happy. This is proven in all of the five-star reviews we have on Trustpilot, where we’re rated ‘Excellent’!** We’ve also won lots of awards, often voted for by our loyal customers who wouldn’t be without their friendly bacteria since discovering us.

Which one is right for me?

Given their superior quality, our live cultures supplements provide fantastic value for money with prices ranging from £6.99 to £64.99. But which of our supplements do you need? Contact our Expert Nutritional Team on +44(0) 1264 363 193 for help selecting the most suitable live culture supplements for you and your family.

The Optibac range consists of 16 different supplements which you can browse in shop.

Full range of Optibac Live cultures

Taking Optibac: When, how and why it’s best

Our supplements are easy to take, coming in either capsules or sachets depending on what the product is and who it is for. To get the best out of your good bacteria, we recommend taking first thing in the morning with breakfast. This way, the supplements will survive stomach acidity and reach your gut alive. It’s also a sure-fire way of making your supplements a daily habit. Make the most of your live cultures with these insider tips!

Where can I buy Optibac?

Developed in the UK, you can buy your Optibac supplements from lots of independent health food stores and pharmacies nationwide - find your local stockist. You can also choose from our entire supplement range right here in our online shop. We deliver worldwide and accept both credit cards and Paypal payments.



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Optibac Probiotics' Big Queen's Award Celebrations 

Watch our special video message to our staff, sponsors, partners and guests of honour, without whom we wouldn't have our latest achievement: our Queen's Award for Enterprise.

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