30 Facts For The (Belated) Red Bull 30th Birthday

Red Bull just turned 30 years old, can you believe it? It’s more popular than ever and a favorite among extreme sports lovers and anyone looking for a caffeine fix. Here’s 30 facts about your favorite energy drink:

30 Facts For Red Bull (Belated) 30th Birthday

  1. Red Bull was born on April Fools in 1987.
  2. Red Bull is the worlds number one energy drink.
  3. Slogan: Red Bull gives you wings.
  4. This energy drink holds the highest market share in the world.
  5. Over 6.062 billion cans were sold in 2016 alone.
  6. Red Bull is sold by GmbH, an Austrian based company.
  7. Red Bull has a record label appropriately dubbed “Red Bull Records.”
  8. Red Bull was inspired by a Thai energy drink called Krating Daeng.Red Bull
  9. Red Bull is marketed through advertising at events such as sports teams, celebrities, music, and through its record label.
  10. This drink was created in Thailand.
  11. Red Bull contains caffeine, taurine, B vitamins, sucrose, and glucose.
  12. Chaleo Yoovidhya created Red Bull.
  13. Red Bull hosts a contest for DIY human-powered plane called “Flugtag.”
  14. There’s a special version of Red Bull only available to Formula 1 VIPs.
  15. Red Bull’s logo isn’t cattle but yet a red bovine and the design comes from the name of the energy drink Red Bull was modeled after. (In Thai daeng means red, and krating means a large bovine (guar in English.)
  16. A Red Bull has 110 calories and 0% fat.
  17. Red Bull has 250% of Vitamin B6 and 80% of Vitamin B12.
  18. At one point Red Bull was banned for supposedly containing cocaine.
  19. Red Bull started by paying college kids to party with it.
  20. Red Bull Headquarters looks very James Bond-y.Red Bull
  21. The HQ is located in Fuschl am See, Austria.
  22. By 2013, there were already 40 billion cans sold.. And that was over 4 years ago…Red Bull
  23. Red Bull has an All-Natural Cola without preservatives or artificial colors.
  24. Red Bull cans are 100% recyclable.
  25. Red Bull manufactures and fulls their cans at the same place to help cut down on Environmental “cost.”
  26. Red Bull sponsors a paper airplane contest.
  27. Red Bull is involved in extreme sports including air racing, wakeboarding, cliff diving, and more.
  28. Red Bull is the only company to sponsor two teams in the Formula 1.
  29. Red Bull founded Wings For Life in 2014 to fund and support spinal cord research.
  30. Red Bull has a media company called Red Bull Media House.

No fear fans, Red Bull is here to stay. And remember, Red Bull gives you wings, so drink in moderation.

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Author: Emily Rokke

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