Author Topic: Has anybody used soy wax?  (Read 1468 times)

Offline tina

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Has anybody used soy wax?
« on: March 11, 2010, 04:10:32 PM »
Has anyone tried using soy wax alone or mixed with beeswax for coating cheese?

I have a couple of pounds of soy wax, along with some beeswax here at home (but no cheese wax) :(.

Here's a description of the soy wax: It's got a much lower melting point than paraffin and it doesn't crack the same way. I'm thinking of doing some experimenting....
Would love to hear about any experiences.

Offline MarkShelton

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Re: Has anybody used soy wax?
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2010, 04:46:39 PM »
First of all make sure its non-toxic and there are no added chemicals (I don't even know what that might be, but it is a manufactured product) since it doesn't seem like it is intended for food-preserving applications.
After that, I suppose just experiment.
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