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Edible Coatings for fruits and vegetables
2013-09-11 09:25:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Advances in food technology responsible for bringing ready-to-eat fresh-cup apple slices into school cafeterias, grocery stores and fast-food restaurants could soon expand to include other types of fruits and vegetables. Speaking at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Dr. Attila E. Pavlath of the USDA’s Western Regional Research Center in California discussed how edible coatings...

2011-04-11 00:00:39

In 20-minutes of easy application, anyone can achieve an amazing mirror-like finish better than multiple coats of the finest Carnauba paste wax. But that's just the beginning. Users also get super-hydrophobic water beading, the highest level of UV protection, and extreme chemical resistance. And it lasts for a full 12 months. Spray on and wipe off. No set-up. No rubbing. No buffing. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2011 In 20-minutes of easy application, anyone can achieve an amazing...

2010-09-07 10:44:00

LONDON, September 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most expensive car wax-and probably its best-is soon to be revealed at a prestigious location in London. Definitive Wax Marble costs GBP24,000 a pot. The wax comes in a simple but stylish white and grey marble cube, sourced in Athens. The secret ingredients are sourced from refined natural fruit oils, locally sourced beeswax, and imported carnauba wax from northern Brazil. It is also the rarest car wax in the world-there is...

2009-10-01 12:16:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. US Waxes Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0118608/US-Waxes-Market.html US wax demand to reach $2.5 billion in 2013 Demand for waxes in the US is forecast to reach $2.5 billion in 2013, aided by recovery in the manufacturing and construction sectors of the economy. Market value growth will decelerate sharply due to an expected moderation in petroleum wax...

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