Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost Review - Mishry
dabur glucoplus c orange review

Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost Review – Mishry

We reviewed Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost in our test kitchen. More details on the ingredients, taste, and packaging are covered below.

Mishry Rating

Nutrition Label
4 / 5
4
Ingredients
3 / 5
3
3.5
GOOD!

Summary

Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost is a glucose based energy beverage mix. We liked the refreshing taste and the well-balanced sweetness. This powder mix is ideal to replenish the body with essential vitamins. However, we would have preferred if the use of synthetic food color was avoided.

To function efficiently, feeding your body with the right food, minerals and vitamins is necessary. Today, energy drinks have become a popular and convenient way to get an instant energy boost. Moreover, they also provide a quick source of hydration during summers. Dabur recently launched its energy beverage mix infused with the power of calcium and Vitamin C. Curious to find about the taste and its nutritional content, we tried it in our review lab.

All the information on the taste, packaging, ingredients and nutritional label is covered in our Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange review.

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Here is a table depicting quick product details of Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost : 

Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost Product Details 
Price  INR 70
Net Quantity  250 gm 
Main Ingredients Dextrose monohydrate (50.4%), Sucrose, Acidity regulator (INS 330), Calcium phosphate (1%), Salt, Stabilizing agent (INS 331) and Vitamin C (0.08%). 
Mishry Rating  3.50
Shelf Life  15 months 

Our Review Factors 

What were we looking for? Energy drinks aim to provide an instant punch of energy with essential vitamins and minerals. We expect this instant energy drink to deliver on the nutritional content combined with an appealing taste. 

Below we have discussed the different review parameters for Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange in detail.

1.Nutrition Label 

Main Ingredients

The list of ingredients is a crucial parameter we emphasize on. We check here for the sources of sugar used? Does it contain any preservatives? Unlike many other brands that fail to mention the percentage of vitamins, is the percentage of Vitamin C mentioned here? Any artificial food color or added flavors used? 

Nutritional Information

We checked the nutritional label provided by the brand for the calories, sugar, calcium content, phosphorus content, Vitamin C content, and other aspects. Per 100 gm, Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Instant Energy delivers 360 kcal of energy, 90 gm of carb, 44 gm of sugar, 348 mg of calcium, 185 mg of phosphorus, and 40 mg of Vitamin C. 

How does this help regain energy? Drinks that are high in glucose results in sudden rise in sugar levels in the body. The quick increase in sugar provides instant energy to the body. It helps in lowering down the temperature of the body, prevents dehydration and provides instant coolness. Additionally, these drinks can help during low blood sugar level as it instantly spikes the blood glucose levels.

2. Other Observations 

Taste

Intensity of flavor and the level of sweetness were our prime concerns. Is the sweetness balanced? Or does it feel overboard? How intense is the orange flavor? Any bitter aftertaste observed? 

Packaging

How sturdy and well packed is this beverage mix? Is the pack resealable? Is it convenient to store? 

Appearance and Mixability

In this segment, we gauge the color of the raw powder and the prepared beverage. The mixability aspect covers how easy and quickly this beverage mix dissolves in water. 

Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost – Detailed Review

Here’s what we found during our review process of Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost : 

Product Inspection: Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost comes in a vibrant orange color pack. The carton box is not resealable. After opening the pack, store the remaining contents in an air-tight container.

Below is a detailed breakdown of the ingredients used in this beverage mix : 

  • Dextrose Monohydrate (50.4%) – This ingredient constitutes about 50.4% of this energy drink. It helps replenish lost nutrients and electrolytes. It is almost identical to glucose and hence can be used as a source of energy by the body. 
  • Sucrose – It is a naturally occurring carbohydrate seen in many fruits, vegetables, and grains. Sucrose is commonly extracted from sugar cane or sugar beets.
  • Acidity Regulator (INS 330) – Also known as citric acid it lends a sour taste to food and beverages. It helps stabilize sweets and confectioneries thereby preventing crystallization of sugar. 
  • Vitamin C (0.08%) – Unlike many other brands that do not mention the percentage of Vitamin C, this energy drink contains about 0.08% of Vitamin C. 

Additionally, on scanning the list of ingredients, we found the presence of permitted synthetic food color which we did not appreciate. 

the dry powder mix and outer packaging of dabur glucoplus c orange energy boost
A close look at the dry powder mix.

Method Of Preparation: The pack mentions adding about 4 heaped teaspoons (35 gm) of this energy beverage mix to 200 ml of water. We followed the same proportion during our review process. The powder mix was easy to dissolve. Thumbs up! 

Our Findings : 

Taste & Appearance:  We tasted Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost in two stages : 

Stage 1 (Dry powder) : Appearance-wise, it is a dry white powder with minute particles of orange. In terms of the taste, it has a refreshing tang of orange and a mild sweetness. 

Stage 2 (Prepared Drink) : The prepared drink has an eye-catching orange color. It has an inviting citrusy aroma. Taste-wise, we loved the citrusy flavor. The sweetness was not overpowering. It was appropriate. 

Overall this energy drink has balanced flavors. 

The prime difference between Glucon-D and Glucon-C lies in the composition of ingredients. Glucon-D is a mix of calcium, Vitamin D, and high-grade dextrose. While Glucon C is a mix of glucose and Vitamin C.

the final drink prepared using dabur glucoplus c orange energy boost
Here's a close look at the final drink.
Nutrition Label - 4/5
Flavor - 4/5
Appearance - 4/5
Packaging - 4/5
  • It has a refreshing citrusy flavor. 
  • The sweetness is balanced. 
  • The powder mix is easy to dissolve. 
  • This energy drink contains calcium and Vitamin C. 
  • It contains about 50.4% of dextrose monohydrate which helps replenish lost nutrients and electrolytes quickly.
  • Per 100 gm, it provides about 40 mg of calcium.
  • This energy drink contains permitted synthetic food color (INS 110) which we did not appreciate.

Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost is an ideal drink for athletes and growing children with high physical activity. If you are looking for an energy drink that gives you instant energy combined with calcium and vitamins, we recommend you try this product. This energy drink will also work for a great post-workout energy boost. Additionally, it is an ideal drink to have during summers to beat the scorching heat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost

As per the information mentioned on our review pack of 250 gm, per 100 gm of Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost contains 44 gm of sugar.

Yes. This energy beverage mix contains added flavor (nature identical flavoring substances).

Yes. It contains permitted synthetic food color (INS 110).

Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost provides about 360 Kcal of energy per 100 gm.

Yes. Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost contains preservatives. It includes an acidity regulator (INS 330), commonly used to make foods last longer.

Final Words

Here’s our final verdict. Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost has a refreshing taste of orange and balanced sweetness. It is easy to dissolve and scores full marks on the mixability aspect. For people looking for a quick energy boost, Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange is worth trying. 

Have you tried Dabur GlucoPlus C Orange Energy Boost yet? Tell us more about your experiences in the comments below.

Our reviews are unbiased and all samples used during the reviews were paid for by us. Read our entire ethics statement here.

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