Caffeine content of beverages


Where is caffeine more abundant?

Caffeine is an alkaloid found for the first time in the coffee seeds. However, the seed with higher caffeine content is guarana. Caffeine is also found in yerba mate, tea and cocoa.

  • It is estimated that over 80% of American adults take caffeinated food and beverages each day.
  • Despite its known stimulatory effects, caffeine is a substance under constant review of its effects.
Experts recommend not to exceed 300mg of caffeine daily.
Caffeine content in beverages
BeverageCaffeine content


Espresso (100ml)80 – 108
Caffeine extract in capsules (1g)100g
Energy drinks(250ml)80
Cola (330ml)30 – 48
Black tea (200ml)30 – 46
Guarana drink (330ml)30
Chocolate bar (50g)12 – 15
Guarana Supplement (1g)100-150mg
Decaffeinated coffee (100ml)1 – 2

punto rojo More information about guarana and caffeine.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

9 September, 2021

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