Frequently Asked Questions
What is probiotic dairy beverage?
Probiotics are active and living microorganisms which provide beneficial effect on the body. Research indicates that probiotics may support healthy digestion and immunity. All of Epoca’s dairy beverages contain such beneficial bacteria that are live and active.
Why drink Epoca?
Probiotics may help with the growth of good bacteria as well, which promotes a balance between harmful and beneficial bacteria in our digestive system. We’re leading manufacturer and distributor of probiotic dairy beverages and we’ve been doing business for more than 20 years in the United States.
Should Epoca’s probiotic dairy beverages be refrigerated?
Yes, they should be handled and kept refrigerated like other milk products. They may be consumed by the expiration date stamped on each bottle when kept under proper refrigerated condition. Products may be frozen for extended holding if necessary.
Are Epoca cool products suitable for all ages including children?
Yes, our products are made for people of all ages and can be consumed as a part of their daily balanced diet.
Is it safe to drink Epoca cool products for pregnant women?
Yes, it is safe for pregnant women, but of course, with approval from your healthcare professional.
When should I drink it?
You can drink Epoca products at any time of the day; morning, afternoon, evening and before or after a meal. We recommend trying different routines to see what works best for you.
How many bottles of Epoca cool are recommend per day?
We generally recommend two to three bottles per day. Please try various serving to see what suits best for you.
What are live and active cultures in Epoca’s cool probiotic dairy beverages?
As a probiotic beverage, Epoca’s cool beverages contain five (5) live and active cultures such as viable lactobacillus bulgaricus, streptococcus thermophilus, lactobacillus acidophilus, lactobacillus casei, and bifidus yogurt cultures.
What are the benefits of drinking Epoca’s cool probiotic beverages?
Epoca cool probiotic beverages contain five (5) different live and active cultures listed above that may help your digestive system. All of Epoca’s probiotic beverages are formulated as fat free and cholesterol free.
Can I drink Epoca Cool products if I am lactose intolerant?
Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and dairy products. It is caused by the insufficient production of the enzyme lactase, which degrades lactose in the digestive system.
Most of the lactose in the product has been reduced through culturing process with live and active cultures and most of people who are lactose intolerant may be able to consume Epoca’s probiotic dairy beverages as they consume yogurts. It has been well studied that cultured products such as yogurts that contain probiotic cultures help digestive systems through enzyme production that breaks down the milk sugar or lactose.
Are your products gluten-free?
Yes, our signature item, the cool plus is gluten-free. We’re proud to give options for those who are on a gluten-free diet.
What is Epoca Cool Plus?
Yogurt is the food produced by culturing one or more of the dairy ingredients such as milk, skim milk and other ingredients with a characterizing bacterial culture that contains the lactic acid-producing bacteria. Epoca’s probiotic dairy beverages such as Cool+ are formulated with Grade A skim milk with other suitable ingredients that are used for yogurts, and produced using a blend of five (5) different bacterial cultures including two yogurt cultures mentioned above. The additional cultures are Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus Casei and Bifidobacterium longum that are all considered as probiotic cultures.
Where can I buy Epoca products?
You can easily find our products in your nearest markets. For more details, please visit our Where to Buy page where you can view list of stores that may carry our products.
Where are Epoca’s probiotic beverages made?
All of Epoca’s probiotic dairy beverages are made in California and llinois. All of the ingredients are sourced from the United States.