Water used in our beverages is purified through a multiple stage of purification process so that the quality of water conforms to the packaged drinking water quality as specified by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
Sugar or sucrose is a caloric 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).
Orange Juice is obtained from the processing of Orange fruits.
Citric acid and Sodium citrate are the most widely used Acidity regulators in the food industry and has been in use for several years in food and beverage. They are used in beverages to provide tartness for desirable taste.
Ascorbic Acid also known as Vitamin C is commonly used as an antioxidant in beverages. It is used in the beverage to slow down the degradation of flavours and help to retain the desirable taste of the beverage.
Synthetic Food Colours
Sunset Yellow and Tartrazine are used as colouring agents and they are classified as synthetic colour as per Food Standards and Safety Authority of India (FSSAI). These provide yellow to orange colour to the beverage.
Natural, Nature-Identical and Artificial Flavouring Substances
Nature-identical flavouring 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. These are added to provide the characteristic taste to the beverages.
Natural flavours and natural flavouring substances means flavour preparations and single substance respectively, acceptable for human consumption, obtained exclusively by physical processes from vegetables, for human consumption. These are added to provide the characteristic taste to the beverages.
Artificial flavoring substances means those substances which have not been identified in natural products intended for human consumption either processed or not. These are approved flavouring substances for use in beverages to provide the characteristic taste.