A Bad Time Food and Drinks

Most Caffeine in Soft Drinks is Synthetically Produced in China

Naturally extracted caffeine is burned out from heated-up coffee beans. But most of the caffeine used in soft drinks is actually synthetically produced in Chinese pharmaceutical plants. After visiting one of these plants — the world’s largest, in fact — Carpenter can only describe it as “sketchy.”


You can read the article from 2014 over at NPR. Too bad I’m a caffeine addict.

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