Why is caffeine used in some Coca‑Cola drinks?

Caffeine is used to enhance the flavour of certain carbonated drinks such as Coca‑Cola, adding a slightly bitter taste, and is added for its alerting properties in energy drinks.

Some of our other Coca‑Cola drinks that contain caffeine include Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Dr Pepper, Dr Pepper Zero, Glaceau Vitamin Water Spark, Relentless and Relentless Sugar Free. Our caffeine-free Coca‑Cola drinks include Caffeine-Free Diet Coke, Fanta, Lilt, Sprite, Schweppes Abbey Well Water, Oasis, 5 Alive, Kia-Ora No Added Sugar and Powerade ION4.

Use the Coca‑Cola Caffeine Counter to find out more about caffeine, track your daily caffeine consumption and find out which Coca‑Cola drinks are caffeine-free.

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