Susie's South Forty Candies are made fresh without preservatives! Susie's Toffee is a dairy confection. We have found- and our customers agree- that enjoying it frozen is the greatest! Susie's Toffee is made with no preservatives and MUST be stored in the freezer or refrigerator. Store in freezer even before opening - no need to repackage; Stays fresh in freezer for up to one year (refrigerated up to three months). Toffee may be out of the freezer for 7-10 days (for shipping and transporting) -- just be sure to put it back in the freezer before eating it. If you have any questions, call 800.221.4442