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Glazing Agent (903)

Also Known As : Carnauba wax, Brazil wax, Palm wax


Usage Tips

  1. Glazing Agent (903) is used on chocolates,baked products and candies to give them a shiny look.
  2. It is also used as a thin coating on fruits and vegetables to preserve their freshness.

Common names and forms

  1. Glazing Agent (Carnauba Wax (E903))
  2. Glazing Agent Carnauba Wax


Glazing Agent (903) is an edible wax which is extracted from the leaves of a Brazilian palm tree Copernicia prunifera. It is used as a glazing agent on various food items to give them a shiny appearance and to preserve them. It comes in hard yellow-brown flakes form.

Selection Guide

Check for the "use-by" date on its packaging.

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