Frequently Asked Questions

My Oikos yogurt

  • What does Authentic Greek Yogurt mean?

    Inspired by the original Greek Yogurt, the Oikos Greek yogurt is made by eliminating the whey from the yogurt by using a separation method. This straining method gives the yogurt its characteristically thick, creamy and smooth texture, as well as its delicious taste we all know!

  • Does Oikos greek yogurt contain gluten?

    Oikos Greek yogurt does not contain gluten-containing cereals.

  • What bacterial cultures are used in Oikos greek yogurt?

    Oikos greek yogurt is made from two bacterial strains, Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus, which are found in all yogurts.

  • Is Oikos greek yogurt pasteurized?

    All yogurts are made from milk that has been pasteurized first. Bacterial cultures and ingredients are added after pasteurization.

  • Does Oikos greek yogurt contain nuts?

    Oikos greek yogurt does not contain nuts and is not in contact with ingredients that contain nuts.

  • Does Oikos greek yogurt contain lactose?

    All yogurts naturally contain lactose. However, yogurt is tolerated better than milk by people who are lactose intolerant because the fermenting agents in yogurt digest part of the lactose. Since Oikos greek yogurt is drained, it contains even less lactose than regular yogurt. And thanks to its thick consistency, yogurt travels through the digestive tract more slowly, which may also help facilitate the digestion of the lactose it contains.

  • Does Oikos greek yogurt contain gelatin?

    No, Oikos greek yogurt does not contain gelatin. Its rich texture is due to the fact that Greek yogurt is drained during its manufacture.

  • Where does the milk with which Oikos greek yogurt is made come from?

    All Oikos greek yogurts sold in Canada are made entirely with Canadian milk.

  • Are your Oikos greek yogurt containers recyclable?

    Large containers (500 g, 750 g) are recyclable (plastic no. 5) in most Canadian cities. Small containers (100 g) are accepted (plastic no. 6) for recycling collection in some Canadian cities. Contact the recycling department in your city for more information.

  • Can I eat my Oikos greek yogurt after the date indicated on the container?

    To get the most from the yogurt in terms of quality and taste, it is best to consume it before the expiry date. However, it is not dangerous to consume the product a few days after that date if it has been well refrigerated.

  • Where can I learn more about the company that makes Oikos Greek Yogurt?

    Oikos Greek Yogurt is now part of DanoneWave, and our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. To learn more, please visit