Did you know? Energy drinks are a popular non-alcoholic caffeinated beverage in Australia. Learn the facts around what's in the product, and how to safely consume it.
Did you know? Energy drinks in Australia are strongly regulated and must comply with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Did you know? Energy drinks can contain no more than 80mg of caffeine per 250ml, that's the same as a 250ml cup of instant coffee.
Did you know? To inform consumers energy drinks have maximum recommended daily consumption statements on their labels.
Although energy drinks contain only as much caffeine as an instant coffee, energy drink manufacturers do not recommend they be consumed by children.
Many findings have indicated that mixing energy drinks and moderate amounts of alcohol has no adverse effects and that energy drinks do not mask the feeling of being drunk.
Energy drinks are regulated under Standard 2.6.4 (Formulated Caffeinated Beverages) of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Caffeine is an ingredient in many beverages and has been consumed for hundreds of years. At low doses, positive associations such as increased energy, alertness, and concentration have been observed.