Orange soda typically does not have caffeine. However, Sunkist is one of the exceptions. It has approximately 1.58 mg of caffeine per ounce.
Caffeine in Sunkist Orange Soda
Here is the caffeine in Sunkist soda for its various serving sizes. We also included the nutrition data for each size for your reference.
|Serving Size||Caffeine||Calories||Total Fat||Sodium||Total Carbs||Total Sugars||Protein|
|7.5 fl. oz.||12mg||100||0g||40mg||28g||27g||0g|
|8 fl. oz.||13mg||110||0g||45mg||30g||30g||0g|
|12 fl. oz.||19mg||160||0g||65mg||44g||44g||0g|
|16 fl. oz.||25mg||220||0g||85mg||59g||58g||0g|
|16.9 fl. oz.||27mg||230||0g||90mg||62g||61g||0g|
|20 fl. oz.||31mg||270||0g||110mg||74g||73g||0g|
Caffeine is added to Sunkist during the manufacturing process. It is not naturally occurring like with brewed black tea, for example. You can see that caffeine is included as an ingredient in Sunkist’s ingredient list.
Ingredients: Carbonated Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate Preservative, Natural Flavors, Modified Food Starch, Ester Gum, Caffeine, Yellow 6, Red 40
Caffeine: Sunkist vs Other Beverages
While Sunkist is one of the few orange sodas that has caffeine, its caffeine level is low. The table below shows a comparison of Sunkist’s caffeine versus other popular beverages.
|Sunkist||12 fl. oz.||19mg|
|Orange Crush||12 fl. oz.||0mg|
|Fanta Orange||12 fl. oz.||0mg|
|Mountain Dew||12 fl. oz.||54mg|
|Coca-Cola||12 fl. oz.||34mg|
|Pepsi||12 fl. oz.||38mg|
|Sprite||12 fl. oz.||0mg|
|7 Up||12 fl. oz.||0mg|
|Dr Pepper||12 fl. oz.||42mg|
|Red Bull||12 fl. oz.||114mg|
|Monster Energy||12 fl. oz.||120mg|
|Coffee||12 fl. oz.||144mg*|
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