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Is karnaubavaha vegan?

Karnaubavaha is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is karnaubavaha?

Karnaubavaha, also known as carnauba wax, is a natural wax derived from the leaves of the Brazilian palm tree Copernicia prunifera. It is considered one of the hardest natural waxes and has a high melting point, making it ideal for use in various industries. Karnaubavaha is commonly used in food production as a coating or glaze on candies, chocolates, and other confectionery products. It is also used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and industrial applications. With its excellent water resistance and glossy finish, karnaubavaha is a versatile and valuable ingredient in many industries.

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