The premier fan site for twist tie fasteners of all types and brands

twist ties are a very useful invention, and we think they deserve their own fan site. that's what this is.

twist ties are also called "bread ties", "garden twist wires", and probably other names.

here's a fascinating article on wikipedia about twist ties:
twist ties at wikipedia

One interesting fact about twist ties is that they are not an internationally well understood term, even among fluent speakers of English as a second language.   The author had a funny and troublesome time requesting some twist ties at a hotel in Vietnam, and was brought a hammer and then a screwdriver instead of some twist ties.   After that experience, I added twist ties to my packing list for international travel.