Nutritional Facts for Nescafe Clasico Coffee

Though early attempts to make instant coffee occurred as long ago as 1771, according to INeedCoffee, the first mass-produced instant coffee in the United States didn't come about until 1910. in 1938, Nescafe became the most popular brand of instant coffee, and today the brand remains. Nescafe sells a variety of versions of instant coffee, including Nescafe Clasico.

Instant coffee is processed and stored for long periods of time. (Image: miwa_in_oz/iStock/Getty Images)

Nescafe Clasico

Nescafe Clasico is a brand of frozen, dried instant coffee made by Nestle and marketed primarily in Latin America and for Latinos in the United States. Nescafe Clasico is made from 100 percent pure coffee, according to Nestle, and you prepare it simply by adding the product to a cup of hot water and stirring until the dried coffee dissolves.

Nutritional Information

Nescafe Clasico, according to Walmart, is not a significant source of any nutrients, vitamins or minerals. A serving of one tablespoon, the typical amount used to make a cup of coffee, has zero calories, fat, carbohydrates or protein. Also, Nescafe Clasico does not have any significant amount of vitamins or minerals, including sodium.

Cream and Sugar

If you add sweeteners or cream to Nescafe Clasico, this changes the nutritional contents of the coffee. According to PeerTrainer, a cup of coffee that normally has no calories, when drunk with cream and sugar added, has 120 calories and 6 g of fat. You also get 20 mg of cholesterol, 65 mg of sodium, 15 g of carbohydrates and 1 g of protein. You do not get any significant amount of other nutrients from a single cup of instant coffee with cream and sugar.

Availability

Nescafe Classico, according to Nestle, is available in various sizes, from 1.75 ounces to 10.5 ounces. The coffee, in addition to the original version, also comes in two other versions: Clasico Decaf and Clasico Suave. Decaf is identical to the original version but does not have caffeine, while suave is a different blend designed to taste smoother and more balanced. The two varieties are available in 3.5 and 7 oz. sizes.

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