According to Pepsico, the manufacturer of Pepsi, there is 39 mg of caffeine in one 12-ounce can of the carbonated beverage. Sites such as Caffeine Informer report a higher amount of caffeine, but all information agrees that one 12-ounce can of Pepsi is in the 38-39 mg range.Continue Reading
Some Pepsi beverages have different amounts of caffeine in them. For example, Pepsi MAX, which is advertised as a high-caffeine beverage, has 69 mg of caffeine per 12-ounce serving. Diet Pepsi has slightly less caffeine than regular Pepsi and has 35 mg per 12-ounce serving. Pepsi One has 54 mg per 12-ounce serving and Pepsi Throwback has 38 mg per 12-ounce serving.
Pepsico also manufactures other sodas, such as Mountain Dew. A can of Mountain Dew has approximately 54 mg per 12-ounce serving and Diet Mountain Dew has the same amount. Pepsico also manufactures energy drinks, such as AMP. AMP is available in a 16-ounce can and the caffeine amount in one can is 160 mg. Sugar free AMP has slightly less at 142 mg per can. These are comparable with other energy drinks on the market. One 8-ounce can of Red Bull has 80 mg of caffeine. In contrast to Pepsi, regular Coca-Cola has 35 mg of caffeine per 12-ounce can.Learn more about Soft Drinks
The ingredients in Pepsi are carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, caramel color, sugar, phosphoric acid, caffeine, citric acid and "natural flavor." Pepsi says the "natural flavor" is made from a "fruit or fruit juice, spice, vegetable or herb," but, like main rival Coke, Pepsi does not disclose the actual recipe.Full Answer >
Pepsi is a cola that is sold in both cans and plastic bottles. The two standard bottle sizes sold in the United States as of 2014 are the 20-ounce size and the 2-liter size.Full Answer >
One interesting fact comparing Pepsi and Coke is that the Coca-Cola brand is worth more money than Budweiser, Pepsi, Starbucks and Red Bull combined. According to the Business Insider, Coca Cola was worth an estimated $74 billion as of 2011, and Budweiser, Pepsi, Starbucks and Red Bull were worth a combined total of approximately $50 billion.Full Answer >
Pepsi Kona and Pepsi A.M. failed because consumers didn't want to drink fizzy beverages at breakfast, according to CNN. Both versions of Pepsi failed after just a few months on the market.Full Answer >