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).
Common salt or Sodium Chloride is used to impart the characteristic taste to the beverage.
Acidity Regulator (330)
Citric acid is the most widely used Acidity regulator in food industry and has been used for several years in food and beverage. Citric acid is commonly found in citrus fruits such as lemon, orange. They are used in beverages to provide tartness for desirable taste.
Preservatives ( 211)
Sodium Benzoate is the preservative added in this beverage to protect the taste and quality of the product.
Permitted Natural Colour (150d)
Caramel is used in beverage as a permitted natural colour as specified in the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Caramel is made by a process involving the heating of carbohydrates like sugar, corn in a controlled temperature to get the desired colour.
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 flavouring 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.