- China is the world's biggest exporter of synthetic caffeine, reportedly supplying up to 70% of the U.S. market's synthetic caffeine product.
- The problem is that in China, caffeine is a controlled substance, and since last winter, the Chinese government has been slow to approve an export license for their synthetic caffeine.
- This primarily affects artificially caffeinated drinks more than naturally amped beverages like coffee and tea.
- There's a trend that's seeing more consumers recognizing the benefit of choosing products that get their caffeine content from natural sources like green tea.
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