One of the common-most consumers of shellac is the fruit and vegetable industry. Shellac wax India is used to coat various fruits and vegetables to make them shiny, long lasting, and to give them an eye-catching appearance.
Shellac also have an acidic property, which is why fruit vendors often purchase the finished product from best shellac exporters in India for citrus fruits especially. The wax coating on citrus fruits can significantly prolong the storage life.
Shellac is also used as a replacement of the natural waxes found on apples; the natural coating can get rinsed away during the cleaning process. Adding a coating of shellac wax India (food additive E number E904) can give the fruit its natural look and a longer shelf life.