Concentrate Mixing Instructions

Our products for making snowball/shaved ice syrups from Koldkiss concentrated flavors and additives are unique. They allow you to customize your syrups to taste.

FLAVOR CONCENTRATE is used to flavor and color the snowball/shaved ice syrup.

SODIUM BENZOATE is used to preserve the snowball/shaved ice syrup.

CITIC ACID is used to activate the preservative and to add the tartness.


1. Place 5 pounds of sugar into a one-gallon container.

2. Add 2 ounces of FLAVOR CONCENTRATE.

3. Add 1 1/2; ounces of SODIUM BENZOATE.

4. Top off with warm water.

5. Mix/shake until sugar is dissolved.

6. Add CITRIC ACID to activate the preservative. (see our recommended amounts)

7. Top off with water and mix/shake well.

To make syrup without preservatives skip steps 3 and 6.


You may use more or less sugar to taste. The finished product should be sweet, but not too sweet.

You may use more or less FLAVOR CONCENTRATE to make your syrup flavor and color stronger or weaker.

By adding additional CITRIC ACID you can enhance the tartness of your syrup flavor. Some fruit, such as lemon, are very tart, others, such as bananas, are mild . By varying the amount of CITRIC ACID you can adjust the mix to suit your taste.



About our product

You can enjoy commercial quality shaved ice and snow cones at home with our professional shaved ice and snow cone syrups. Our flavors are used by thousands of snow cone operators all across the United States and around the world.

Syrups made by Koldkiss are thicker, more true to taste than other watered-down, cheaper varieties.Our syrups are made with the finest ingredients and no expense is spared!

We bottle all our syrups in house at our manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland. Snowballs originated in Maryland over 100 years ago, Google: the History of the Snowball.

We control the entire manufacturing process. By doing this, we closely monitor all the ingredients and quality control. Our syrups are packed in attractive 3 liter PET bottles.

The syrups do not have to be refrigerated after opening. Trust the professionals at Koldkiss for all your shaved ice and snow cone syrups. We've been at it for over 40 years.
Koldkiss is one of the oldest and largest manufacturers of snow cone syrups and ice shavers on the planet.

Whether you are considering opening a snow cone stand in your neighborhood, or setting one up for special events (with or without electricity available), fund raising, building a mobile truck or trailer or adding on to your current concessions give us a call. Koldkiss has the experience and knowledge to help guide you on how to make money with snow cones.