Twinings - 300 years of expertise

Caffeine

The average caffeine content of tea is around 50 mg per cup. Twinings herbal and fruit flavoured infusions do not contain any caffeine.

There are many types of tea containing different amounts of caffeine and the caffeine content of the beverage may vary widely depending upon brewing method and preferred strength.

In common with all foodstuffs, an excessive intake of caffeine is not recommended. In the case of caffeine, 'excessive' is generally regarded as being above 500 mg/day, equivalent to about ten cups of tea per day with average caffeine content of 50 mg per cup. Pregnant women are however recommended to limit their daily caffeine intake from all food sources to a maximum of 300 mg/day.

As with every food, there may be a small minority of individuals who have specific issues with caffeine. These individuals and anyone else with concerns should consult their medical practitioner for individual advice. Twinings herbal and fruit flavoured infusions do not contain any caffeine.

Caffeine