Sunkist Caffeine: How Much Per Serving?

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 SizeCaffeineCaloriesTotal FatSodiumTotal CarbsTotal SugarsProtein
7.5 fl. oz.12mg1000g40mg28g27g0g
8 fl. oz.13mg1100g45mg30g30g0g
12 fl. oz.19mg1600g65mg44g44g0g
16 fl. oz.25mg2200g85mg59g58g0g
16.9 fl. oz.27mg2300g90mg62g61g0g
20 fl. oz.31mg2700g110mg74g73g0g


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.

BeverageServing SizeCaffeine
Sunkist12 fl. oz.19mg
Orange Crush12 fl. oz.0mg
Fanta Orange12 fl. oz.0mg
Mountain Dew 12 fl. oz.54mg
Coca-Cola12 fl. oz.34mg
Pepsi 12 fl. oz. 38mg
Sprite 12 fl. oz. 0mg
7 Up12 fl. oz.0mg
Dr Pepper12 fl. oz.42mg
Red Bull 12 fl. oz. 114mg
Monster Energy12 fl. oz.120mg
Coffee 12 fl. oz. 144mg*

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