What is caffeine?
Caffeine is an ingredient found in many beverages and foods, such as coffee, tea, colas and chocolate. It is one of the ingredients that helps give Coca‑Cola its unique great taste.
How much caffeine is in Coke? How much caffeine is in Diet Coke?
People are often surprised when they learn that the amount of caffeine in Coke or Diet Coke is much less than in the same-sized coffee. Coke’s caffeine content is 34mg for a 12-oz can, and Diet Coke caffeine content is 46mg. That’s three to four times less than coffee! The same-sized coffee, in this case a 12-oz cup, has 140mg or more.
Do you have caffeine-free soda?
We know not everyone likes caffeinated drinks or wants them all the time. That’s why we offer a range of caffeine-free beverages, so people can make the choice for themselves and their families.
Some are caffeine-free versions of our classic Coca‑Cola beverages. Others are naturally caffeine-free, like our juices and waters. Did you know? Sprite and Fresca soda are also caffeine-free.
Enjoy these popular caffeine-free drinks:
- Caffeine-Free Coca Cola, Caffeine-Free Diet Coke and Caffeine-Free Coca Cola Zero Sugar
- Seagram’s Ginger Ale, Diet Ginger Ale, Tonic and Seltzer
- Sprite and Sprite Zero
- Fanta, Fanta Grape and Fanta Zero Orange
- Juices like Simply and Minute Maid
How can I tell if there’s caffeine in my drink?
We include caffeine information in multiple places including caffeine content near the Nutrition Facts label on our cans and bottles.
Is caffeine bad for you?
Caffeine is known to be safe when consumed in moderation. Every day, millions of people enjoy food and beverages with caffeine, including coffee, tea and soft drinks. Because caffeine has been consumed for centuries, we know a lot about it. It is widely studied, and how much we use in our drinks is known to be safe.
We know not everyone likes caffeinated drinks or wants them all the time though. That’s why we offer a range of caffeine-free beverages, including Caffeine-Free Coca‑Cola, Caffeine-Free Diet Coke, Sprite and Fresca soda so you can make the choice for yourself and your families.
If you are concerned about the effects of caffeine, speak to your doctor.
How much caffeine is too much?
Caffeine is known to be safe when consumed in moderation. Scientists and health authorities generally say that moderate caffeine intake is about 400 mg/day for most healthy adults. They advise a lower intake for pregnant women. This is much more than is found in a 12oz can of Coca‑Cola. We recommend that anyone with questions about caffeine intake speak with their doctor.
Is caffeine addictive?
Caffeine is a mild stimulant, and if you have it regularly and then stop abruptly, you may experience some minor effects. But most of us can reduce or eliminate caffeine from our diets without serious problems.
Many people around the world enjoy consuming caffeine every day, in beverages like coffee, tea and soft drinks. People are often surprised to learn that Coca‑Cola actually contains much less caffeine than in the same amount of coffee.
We know that not everyone drinks caffeine and not everyone wants to drink it all the time, so we also offer a range of caffeine-free beverages, including [insert local caffeine-free example] so people can make the choice for them and their families.
If you have questions about caffeine, we recommend you contact your doctor.