Popular Cuban drinks that do not contain alcohol include a variety of soft drinks and coffee. Sodas include Materva and Jupino, and cafacito is a strong black Cuban coffee with a sweet taste.
Materva is made from yerba mate, which is high in antioxidants and improves mental focus. Jupina is a soda with a pineapple flavor. The soft drink is extremely sweet, and it is best consumed with fatty and salty foods. Cafe con leche is also popular in Cuba and is coffee combined with hot milk. Cafe Americano is also consumed in Cuba. It is a milder version of robust Cuban coffee.