Coca-Cola zero is a variation of the coca-cola drink made by the Coca-Cola company. It is one of the diet colas made by the company and goes by the name of Coca-Cola no Sugar in some countries. It first saw its entry into the market in the year 2005 advertised as a calorie-less cola. It did receive a backlash because its formula got modified, and the name changed. Akin to this, another change in the formula happened in 2021. Interestingly enough, Coca-Cola Zero was one of the largest product-launch by Coca-Cola in more than two decades.
Does Coke Zero have Caffeine?
Yes, Coke Zero does have Caffeine in it; however, the caffeine amount is reduced when you compare it to the diet coke. There are other differences between Coke Zero and Diet Coke that we will discuss in a bit. Coca-Cola actually went and justified the use of Caffeine, stating it was a necessity for their product to have it.
What is the Caffeine Amount in Coke Zero?
The caffeine content in Coke Zero is in relatively low amounts. A can of Coke Zero which is usually 344ml or 12oz, contains 32 mg of Caffeine. You can compare it to the diet coke, which has 42ml of Caffeine in it. To go further into details, one ounce of Coke Zero holds 2mg caffeine.
Coke Zero Ingredients
The ingredients used in Coke Zero are as follows:
- caramel colour
- phosphoric acid
- potassium benzoate (to protect taste)
- natural flavours
- potassium citrate
- acesulfame potassium
Note: Coke Zero has amino phenylalanine, which makes it problematic for people with PKU (phenylketonuria).
Nutrition Values of Coke Zero
A can of Coke Zero which is 322mL or 12oz, has the following values:
- Calories: 0
- Total fat: 0 grams
- Sodium: 40 mg
- Total carbohydrates: 0 grams
- Total sugars: 0 grams
- Protein: 0 grams
- Potassium: 60 mg
- Caffeine: 34 mg
Caffeine Chart for Coca-Cola Products
Below is a comparison of different Coca-Cola products and the amount of Caffeine they contain.
|Coke products (12 oz)||Caffeine|
|Standard Coke||34 mg|
|Coke Zero or Coca-Cola Zero (with all the fruity variations)||34 mg|
|Coke Energy||114 mg|
|Coke Energy Zero Sugar||114 mg|
|Diet Coke||42 mg|
|Caffeine-free Coca-Cola Sugar||0 mg|
|Caffeine Free Diet Coke||0 mg|
Coca-Cola has no Caffeine in them
(According to Coca-Cola Britain)
Here’s a list of products made by Coca-Cola that have no caffeine content in them:
- Caffeine Free Diet coke
- 5 Alive
Comparable Soft Drinks and their Caffeine Content Comparison
|Drinks (12oz)||caffeine (mg)|
|Mountain Dew Code Red||55.0|
|Diet Mountain Dew||55.0|
|Shasta Cherry Cola||44.4|
|Shasta Diet Cola||44.4|
|Diet Dr. Pepper||41.0|
|Diet Sunkist Orange||41.0|
|Sugar-Free Mr. Pibb||40.0|
|Slim-Fast Cappuccino Delight Shake||40.0|
|Diet Pepsi Jazz||37.5|
|Wild Cherry Pepsi||38.0|
|Diet Wild Cherry Pepsi||36.0|
|Diet Pepsi Twist||36.0|
|Diet Cherry Coke||34.0|
|Snapple Flavored Teas (Reg. or Diet)||31.5|
|Canada Dry Cola||30.0|
|A&W Creme Soda||29.0|
|Nestea Sweet Iced Tea||26.5|
|Nestea Unsweetened Iced Tea||26.0|
|Barq’s Root Beer||23.0|
|A&W Diet Creme Soda||22.0|
|Slim-Fast Chocolate Flavors||20.0|
|Snapple Sweet Tea||12.0|
|Lipton Brisk, All Varieties||9|
|Canada Dry Diet Cola||1.2|
|Diet Rite Cola||0|
|Mug Root Beer||0|
|Diet Barq’s Root Beer||0|
|Minute Maid Orange||0|
|A&W Root Beer||0|
What are Coke Zero’s nutritional Values?
Coke Zero does not add any nutritional value to your diet.
Is There Sugar in Coke Zero?
Coke Zero has no sugar or calories. However, it is sweetened with artificial sweeteners and may have negative health effects, which are unclear.
Is there a shortage of Coke Zero in 2022?
Due to the supply chain disruption and higher economic costs, there is a comparative shortage of Coke Zero in 2022.