Carbonated water, also known as soda water, sparkling water, is water containing carbon dioxide under pressure and may contain any of the permitted ingredients and additives allowed by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. The water used in carbonated water conforms to the quality of packaged drinking water in India.
Sugar or sucrose is a nutritive sweetener, which is used to sweeten our beverages and it provides calories. In India sugar is mostly made from sugar cane. One gram of Sugar or sucrose provides 4 Calories (Kcal).
Lemon Juice is obtained from processing of Lemon Fruits
Acidity Regulator (330)
Citric acid is the most widely used Acidity regulators in the food industry and has been used for several years in food and beverage. It is used in beverages to provide tartness for desirable taste.
Gum Arabic is one of the stabilizer used in beverages to provide the required texture and consistency to the product.
Steviol Glycosides is used as a high intensity sweetener which is added to the beverage in very small amount to impart a sweet taste without adding to the calories .Steviol Glycosides is extracted from the leaves of the stevia plant.
Preservatives (202, 211)
Sorbic acid and Benzoic acid are the two preservatives which are added to the beverage to protect the taste and quality of the product.
Food Colour (171)
Titanium Dioxide is added to the beverage to impact a white appearance.
Natural Flavouring substances
Natural flavouring substances means flavour preparations obtained exclusively by physical process from vegetables and fruits. These are added to impart characteristic taste and aroma to the beverage.
Nature-identical flavoring substances
Nature-identical flavoring substances means substances chemically isolated from aromatic raw materials or obtained synthetically; they are chemically identical to substances present in natural products intended for human consumption, either processed or not. They are added to provide the characteristic taste to the beverages.