Theobromine Content of Beverages


Information taken from research conducted by
The U.K. Food Standards Agency
(All figures approximate)

Coffee  Cola Drinks 
   Standard instant0.5-2.5mg / 1.6g    Standard (diet and regular)- (less than 0.1)
   Decaffeinated instant0.5/0.5mg / 1.6g    Decaffeinated- (less than 0.1)
   Filter and percolated0.5mg / 2.6g   
   Miscellaneous**6.3-9.4mg / varies All Energy Drinks 
      Contains caffeine and guaranaND*-0.4mg
Teas (imported tea)     Contains caffeine onlyND*-0.4mg
   Bags10-31mg / bag    Contains guarana onlyND*-0.6mg
   Loose6-7mg / 1.6g    Contains no caffeine or guaranaND*-6.2mg
   Decaffeinated/low-caffeine bags15.0-26.5mg / bag   
   Instant8.1-10.3mg / avg. portion Miscellaneous****- (less than 0.1)
   Miscellaneous***6.3-9.4mg / varies   

  **Included two specialty instant coffees, a coffee and chocolate instant powdered drink and a fizzy coffee drink.
 ***Included two instant tea preparations and an iced tea drink.
****Included two alcoholic drinks and 10 assorted soft drinks.