Table 1

Sugar, energy and caffeine content in energy drinks per 100 mL

Mean±SD (range)20152017
N (caffeine)Sugar (g)Energy (kcal)Caffeine (mg)N (caffeine)Sugar (g)Energy (kcal)Caffeine (mg)
All
 Own label13 (5)10.8±1.6 (9.6–15.9)48±6 (43–67)30.4±0.9 (30.0–32.0)9 (9)9.1±2.3 (4.9–12.8)39±8 (24–52)30.9±1.1 (30.0–32.0)
 Branded62 (19)10.5±3.1 (1.9–15.6)47±14 (10–70)29.2±7.8 (0.0–32.0)40 (30)9.8±3.1 (2.1–16.0)45±13 (10–70)31.8±0.6 (30.0–32.0)
 Total75 (24)10.6±2.9 (1.9–15.9)47±13 (10–70)29.4±6.9 (0.0–32.0)49 (39)9.7±3.0 (2.1–16.0)44±13 (10–70)31.6±0.8 (30.0–32.0)
Labelled high caffeine
 Own label510.2±0.5 (9.6–10.9)45±2 (43–48)30.4±0.9 (30.0–32.0)99.1±2.3 (4.9–12.8)39±8 (24–52)30.9±1.1 (30.0–32.0)
 Branded1811.2±3.3 (3.0–15.6)49±12 (17– 67)30.8±3.3 (18.0–32.0)3010.5±2.9 (2.1–16.0)45±12 (10–67)31.8±0.6 (30.0–32.0)
 Total2311.0±2.9 (3.0–15.6)48±11 (17–67)30.7±2.9 (18.0–32.0)3910.2±2.8 (2.1–16.0)43±11 (10–67)31.6±0.8 (30.0–32.0)