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Is carnauba wax coating agent vegan?

Carnauba wax coating agent is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is carnauba wax coating agent?

Carnauba wax is a natural wax derived from the leaves of the Brazilian wax palm tree. It is a hard and glossy wax that is widely used in food industry as a coating agent to enhance the appearance and protect the surface of food products. Carnauba wax is often used in candies, chewing gum, and chocolate products to give them a shiny finish and prevent them from melting. The wax is also used as a glazing agent for fruits and vegetables to extend their shelf life. Being a plant-based alternative to synthetic wax, Carnauba wax has gained popularity among health-conscious consumers.

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