Does Coca-Cola Zero have Caffeine? Answered

Does Coca-Cola Zero have Caffeine

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 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 diet coke, which has 42ml of Caffeine in it. To go further into details, one ounce of Coke Zero holds 2mg of caffeine.

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Coke Zero Ingredients

The ingredients used in Coke Zero are as follows:

carbonated water

  • caramel color
  • phosphoric acid
  • aspartame
  • potassium benzoate (to protect taste)
  • natural flavors
  • potassium citrate
  • acesulfame potassium
  • caffeine

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 Coke34 mg
Coke Zero or Coca-Cola Zero (with all the fruity variations)34 mg
Coke Energy114 mg
Coke Energy Zero Sugar114 mg
Diet Coke42 mg
Caffeine-free Coca-Cola Sugar0 mg
Caffeine Free Diet Coke0 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:

  • Fanta
  • Sprite
  • Caffeine Free Diet coke
  • Oasis
  • Lilt
  • 5 Alive

Comparable Soft Drinks and their Caffeine Content Comparison

Drinks (12oz)caffeine (mg)
Pepsi One55.5
Mountain Dew55.0
Mountain Dew Code Red55.0
Diet Mountain Dew55.0
Kick Citrus54.0
Mellow Yellow52.8
Diet Coke45.6
Shasta Cola44.4
Shasta Cherry Cola44.4
Shasta Diet Cola44.4
RC Cola43.0
Diet RC43.0
Dr. Pepper41.0
Diet Dr. Pepper41.0
Diet Sunkist Orange41.0
Mr. Pibb40.0
Sugar-Free Mr. Pibb40.0
Red Flash40.0
Sunkist Orange40.0
Slim-Fast Cappuccino Delight Shake40.0
Ruby Red39.0
Big Red38.0
Pepsi Twist37.5
Diet Pepsi Jazz37.5
Diet Pepsi36.0
Wild Cherry Pepsi38.0
Diet Wild Cherry Pepsi36.0
Diet Pepsi Twist36.0
Coca-Cola Classic34.0
Cherry Coke34.0
Lemon Coke34.0
Vanilla Coke34.0
Diet Cherry Coke34.0
Snapple Flavored Teas (Reg. or Diet)31.5
Canada Dry Cola30.0
A&W Creme Soda29.0
Nestea Sweet Iced Tea26.5
Nestea Unsweetened Iced Tea26.0
Barq’s Root Beer23.0
A&W Diet Creme Soda22.0
Slim-Fast Chocolate Flavors20.0
Snapple Sweet Tea12.0
Lipton Brisk, All Varieties9
Canada Dry Diet Cola1.2
Diet Rite Cola0
Mug Root Beer0
Diet Barq’s Root Beer0
Sundrop Orange0
Minute Maid Orange0
A&W Root Beer0
Sierra Mist0


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.

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