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Is karnauba vosek vegan?

Karnauba vosek is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is karnauba vosek?

Carnauba wax, also known as karnauba vosek, is a natural vegetable wax derived from the leaves of the Brazilian wax palm tree. This wax is commonly used in food production as a glazing agent, stabilizer, and thickener. It is a hard, yellowish-brown substance that has a high melting point, making it ideal for creating a glossy finish on baked goods, chocolate, and candies. Carnauba wax is a popular ingredient in vegan and organic food products, as it is an eco-friendly and sustainable alternative to synthetic waxes. It is also used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and industrial applications.

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