How Much Sugar Is in Sprite?

Self Nutritional Data says that a 12-ounce can of Sprite has 33 grammes of sugar. There are 44 grammes of sugar in a 16-ounce bottle of the soft drink.

A 12-ounce bottle of Sprite has 37 grammes of carbohydrate, which is about 12% of the recommended daily value. Of those 37 grammes, 33 are sugar. There are 50 grammes of carbohydrates in a 16-ounce bottle of Sprite, and 44 of them are sugars.

A 12-ounce bottle of Sprite has 148 calories, but a 16-ounce bottle has 197 calories. A teaspoon of sugar has about 4 grammes of sugar, so a 12-ounce bottle of Sprite has the same amount of sugar as more than 8 teaspoons.

Misha Khatri
Misha Khatri is an emeritus professor in the University of Notre Dame's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BSc in Chemistry and Mathematics and a PhD in Physical Analytical Chemistry from the University of Utah.


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