Caffeine in Chocolate as Compared to Guarana Seed
Answered by: Conrad Richter
Question from: Joe Dinoffer
Posted on: December 30, 1998

How about chocolate and caffeine equivalents? Any info [compared to guarana]?

We don’t have figures handy for chocolate, but for Theobroma cacao seeds, from which chocolate is manufactured, the caffeine content is about 1% by weight. Guarana seeds have between 2.5 and 7 times that by weight.

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