Our New Orleans Style Regular & Lite Snoball Syrups are made with 100% natural cane sugar. Our Sugar Free Snoball Syrup is made with 100% splenda which is made from cane sugar. We make Snow Cone Syrup daily in order to provide our customers with the freshest and best tasting product possible. The syrup is packaged in plastic bottles to avoid breakage and allow the snow cone syrup color to show through. Ralph's Snow Cone Syrup has a 6 month shelf life and our concentrate has a 2 year shelf life. No refrigeration required.