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Is cera d'api vegan?

Cera d'api is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is cera d'api?

Cera d'api is an Italian term that refers to beeswax, a natural ingredient made by honeybees. This waxy substance is produced in the bee's wax glands and is used to build honeycombs. Beeswax has a sweet, honey-like aroma and a golden color. It is often used in cosmetics and skincare products due to its moisturizing and protective properties. Additionally, it can be used as a natural preservative for food and pharmaceuticals. Beeswax is considered a sustainable and eco-friendly material due to its renewable nature and biodegradability.

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