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Is there wax on apples

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it is the natural wax

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It is not safe to eat wax on apples, that is why you should be careful at shopping.


Do apples have their own layer of natural wax?

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What is the shiny wax of apples made from?

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What makes apples shiny?

before apples go to shops the farmers spray wax on them and it makes them shinny


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it will probably get kind of old


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actually it is evened out wax but it is a really thin layer.


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Good apples are firm, without bruising or wrinkles in the skin. I find that the freshest ones in the store are the shiniest ones, due to the wax.


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Is wax put on fruit for it to be suitable for people to eat?

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