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Is cire d'abeille vegan?

Cire d'abeille is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is cire d'abeille?

Cire d'abeille is a natural wax secreted by honeybees, commonly used in the food industry as a glazing agent or as a coating for fruits and vegetables. It is extracted from the beeswax comb and purified to remove impurities, resulting in a yellow-brown colored wax with a mild honey-like scent. Cire d'abeille is highly versatile, as it can provide a glossy finish to candies, chocolates, and baked goods, as well as protect against moisture loss in fresh produce. Additionally, it has natural antibacterial properties, making it a useful ingredient in some skincare and cosmetic products.

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