Paraffin waxes are used in different kinds of foods, such as, for example, covering certain cheeses for surface protection or for producing gum base, a fundamental ingredient of chewing gum.
Chewing gum base is a compound of elastomers, resin and food-grade wax to which other materials are added to produce chewing gum. Hard, high melt-point waxes are used in this application, including microcrystalline and candelilla waxes. It is also used on citrus and other fruit to improve moisture retention, extending its life and freshness and providing shine.
HCI’s high quality micro waxes are the most suitable raw material for making chewing gum base, high melting, food grade, non-toxic, all these characteristics ensure our customers to produce high quality chewing gum base with a reasonable cost.
|Product||Drop/Melting Point ℃/℉
|Oil Content Max%
|Color in Saybolt or No.
|Needle Penetration 1/10mm @25℃
|Kinematic Viscocity @212℉
|Flash Point ℃