Jarritos makes primarily fruit-flavored sodas out of its bottling facility in Mexico. It was started in 1950 and became the first nationally available soft drink brand in Mexico. The soda started to be exported to the United States in 1989 where it has since achieved significant growth.
Now that you know a little about Jarritos, let’s take a look at how much caffeine is in each flavor.
The amount of caffeine in Jarritos depends on the flavor. Nearly all sodas are caffeine-free. The exception is Jarritos Mexican Cola which has 32 milligrams of caffeine in its 12.5 fluid ounce serving size.
See our comparison section below to see how the caffeine in Jarritos Mexican Cola compares to other popular beverages.
|Flavor||Serving Size||Caffeine(mg)||Caffeine(mg) per Ounce|
|Mango||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Mandarin||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Pineapple||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Fruit Punch||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Grapefruit||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Guava||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Passion Fruit||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||omg||omg|
|Strawberry||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Tamarind||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Lime||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Watermelon||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||0mg||0mg|
|Mexican Cola||12.5 fl. oz. Bottle||32mg||2.56mg|
Caffeine: Jarritos Mexican Cola vs. Other Beverages
Since Jarritos Mexican Cola is the only Jarritos beverage with caffeine, it will be the focus of comparison with other popular beverages. One of its best comparisons is Mexican Coke which we compare to American Coke in our article titled Mexican Coke vs American Coke.
Overall, the caffeine in Jarritos Cola is relatively similar to Coca-Cola Classic and Mexican Coke. The caffeine amount is considered low in comparison to many other beverages of the same serving size.
According to Healthline, the recommended maximum caffeine intake is 400 milligrams per day. However, they also recommend no more than 200 milligrams to avoid caffeine side effects. You’d have to consume 12.5 Jarritos Colas in a day to reach 400 milligrams and a little over 6 colas to equal 200 milligrams.
|Beverage||Serving Size||Caffeine (mg)|
|Jarritos Mexican Cola||12.5 fl oz||32mg|
|Mexican Coke||12 fl. oz.||34mg|
|Coca-Cola Classic||12 fl. oz.||34mg|
|Diet Coke||12 fl. oz.||46mg|
|MTN Dew||12 fl. oz.||54mg|
|Diet MTN Dew||12 fl. oz.||54mg|
|Pepsi||12 fl. oz.||38mg|
|RC Cola||12 fl. oz.||43mg|
|Dr Pepper (Regular)||12 fl. oz.||41mg|
|Red Bull||12 fl. oz.||114mg|
|Monster Energy||12 fl. oz.||120mg|
|Coffee||12 fl. oz.||136mg*|
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