General Process of Carbonated Drinks:-
Source: Monika, 2014.
General ingredients that are used to produce carbonated non-alcoholic beverages consist of:
Sweeteners (Natural/Artificial sweetener can be incorporated for low-calorie carbonated drink formulation)
Flavourings (Natural/ Nature-identical/ Artificial)
Acids (For example: Citric Acid)
Colouring (Natural/ Nature-identical/ Artificial)
Preservatives (For example: Sodium Benzoate/ Benzoic Acid)
Sources: Shoaib, 2014; Monika, 2014; U.S. Patent No. 8568818 B2, 2013.
Monika, K. T. (2014). Soft Drinks – Preparation Defects and Remedies.
Shoaib, A. S. (2014). Processing and Preservation of Beverages.
Varuzhan, A., Avetik, M., Lidia, A. (2013). High-purity Rebaudioside D and low-calorie carbonated drink containing the same. U.S. Patent No. 8568818 B2.