Red Bull Krating Daeng

Differences between Red Bull and Krating Daeng.

Krating Daeng, the initial version of Red Bull is a completely different drink from the Red Bull. Those similarities and the differences are;

  • Both drinks bear the same logo.
Red Bull Logo
Red Bull Logo
  • Krating Daeng comes in a small dark colour glass bottle whereas Red Bull comes in a tall and skinny blue can.
Krating Daeng
Krating Daeng
Red Bull Original
Red Bull Original
  • In Asia, except Thailand, the Krating Daeng is marketed in a short and stubby gold colour can under the name Red Bull.
Krating Daeng in the Gold Color Can
Krating Daeng in the Gold Color Can
  • But the Krating Daeng is not distributed to the regions beyond Asia due to the trademark infringements.
  • Krating Daeng is a non-carbonated drink but the Red Bull is carbonated.
  • The taste of these two products also has a significant difference. Red Bull has less sugar and more Caffeine than the Krating Daeng. Therefore, Krating Daeng tastes sweeter than Red Bull.
  • 250 millilitres bottle of Krating Deang usually cost around 30 USD cents in Thailand but the price of a Red Bull 250 millilitres can in the USA is about 2.37USD.

If you want to learn about the origin story of these products, please visit this link; ‘What is Red Bull’.

Variations of Red Bull vs Krating Daeng

Red Bull comes under multiple variations and flavours. Mainly they can be divided into four categories. They are;

  • Red Bull Original
  • Red Bull Zero
  • Red Bull Sugar-Free
  • Red Bull Editions
Red Bull Sugar Free
Red Bull Sugar-Free
Red Bull Zero
Red Bull Zero

These Red Bull editions are coming with different ingredients and in different colours and flavours. The marketed availability of those editions is subjected to the country and the region.

Popular versions
Popular versions of Red Bull

The Krating Daeng also comes under several productions. But they have always used two product names for the products sold in Thailand and beyond Thailand. These products can mainly categorize into the following;

  • Original 250 millilitres
  • Original 150 millilitres
  • 25% Less Sugar
  • Nutritionally enriched products
  • Flavoured products
Popular versions
Popular versions of Krating Daeng

Ingredients of Red Bull Vs Krating Daeng

Ingredients of Red Bull

Ingredients of Red Bull
  • Carbonated water
  • Sucrose
  • Glucose
  • Citric acid
  • Taurine
  • Sodium Bicarbonate
  • Magnesium Carbonate
  • Caffeine
  • Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
  • Calcium Pantothenate
  • Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
  • Vitamin B12
  • Natural and artificial flavours
  • Colours

If you want to learn about these ingredients further, please visit this link; ‘Ingredients of Red Bull’.

Ingredients of Krating Daeng

  • Taurine
  • Glucuronolactoria
  • Caffeine
  • Inositol
  • Lysine
  • Choline Bitartrate
  • Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
  • Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6)
  • Dexpanthenol
  • Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12)
  • Sugar
  • Ponceau
  • Tartrazine
  • Citric acid
  • Trisodium citrate
  • Sodium benzoate

If you want to find out more about the health effects related to these products, please visit this link; ‘Is Red Bull safe?’.

Comparison of Nutritional Informations

250milliliters of Red Bull contain;

  • Kilo Calories – 110
  • Protein – less than 1 gram
  • Fat – 0 gram
  • Carbs – 28 grams
  • Sugar – 27 grams
  • Caffeine – 80 milligrams
  • Taurine – 1 gram
  • Vitamin B3, B6, B12 – less than 1 gram

250 milliliters of Krating Daeng contain;

Nutritional information
Nutritional information of Krating Daeng
  • Kilo Calories – 100
  • Caffeine – 50 milligrams
  • Taurine – 1 g
  • Glucuronolactone – 400 milligrams
  • Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) – 20 milligrams
  • Total Fat – 0g
  • Saturated Fat – 0g
  • Total Carbs – 25 grams
  • Sugar – 25 grams
  • Protein – 17 grams
  • Salt – 300 milligrams
  • Choline Bitartrate – 50 milligrams
  • Inositol – 50 milligrams
  • Lysine – 50 milligrams
  • Pyridoxine HCL (Vitamin B6) – 2 milligrams
  • Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) – 5 micrograms

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