Additionally, caffeine is not added to the apple juice you find in your grocery store juice aisle. However, we have recently noticed a couple of specialty juices, with caffeine, popping up in stores. The caffeine in these products is usually from natural sources like tea. An example, is V8 Energy which contains natural caffeine from green tea. It has 80 mg of caffeine in a can (8 oz).
Note that the majority of the apple juice is caffeine free, especially kid’s juice boxes. An apple juice with caffeine will likely boldly reflect “Energy” or “Caffeine” on the label. If caffeine is a concern for you, carefully read the product label and ingredients or check with the manufacturer.
Here is an example of the ingredients in a common apple juice:
Mott’s Original Apple Juice: Water, apple juice concentrate, ascorbic acid (vitamin c)