Everything you ever wanted to know about Twist and Drink

Natural mountain spring water. An easy-to-hold bottle in playful colours. Fruity fresh flavour. A unique twist opening. With this successful combination, the Austrian cult brand Twist and Drink has made children of all ages happy all over the world for over 40 years. Not far from Vienna, in the lower Austrian town of Gutenstein located at the foot of Schneeberg mountain, the family-owned Klosterquell Hofer produces over 50 million bottles of the popular kids’ drink each year. 

Traditional Austrian brand  - since 1973

Produced in Gutenstein in Lower Austria

Second generation family-owned company

Export quota of 80%, successful in over 20 countries around the world

Unique, child-friendly twist closure

85% mountain spring water from Schneeberg as the main ingredient

Colourful, unbreakable 200 ml polyethylene bottle

50 million bottles produced a year

45 employers – one of the largest employers in the region

About us

Company history

1973

The birth of Twist and Drink

Kurt Hofer senior founded Klosterquell Hofer GmbH and started his brilliant idea on July 27, 1973 with the production of Twist and Drink in Gutenstein (Lower Austria).

2002

Twist and Drink goes international

Twist and Drink is available in more and more countries and is very popular. Internationally, the brand name “Twist and Drink” was created for the product.

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2008

Klosterquell family-owned enterprise

Kurt Hofer took over the management of the family company from his father and became the managing director of Klosterquell Hofer GmbH.

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2013

Happy Birthday, Twist and Drink!

Twist and Drink celebrated being 40 years young with a large party in Gutenstein and the entire Klosterquell Hofer team joined in the celebration.

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2016

Twist and Drink gets a new look

The popular Twist and Drink flavors now have new faces. In the new bottle design, the Twist and Drink flavours have four different, happy faces. This doesn’t change anything about the main distinguishing feature, the colourful and easy-to-hold bottle, as well as the naturally unique taste.

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Twist and Drink can be found here!

Twist and Drink is available in over 20 countries. Internationally known as “Twist and Drink”, known as “Dreh und Trink” in Austria.

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