Our New Orleans Style Regular Snoball Syrup Is made with 100% natural cane sugar. Ralph's Sugar Free Snow Cone Syrup is made 100% splenda which is made from cane sugar. Splenda contains zero calories and zero carbohydrates. 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. No refrigeration required.