1. Fruits and veggies
The coating of wax on everything from apples, to peppers, to cucumbers, to oranges, helps keep moisture in during shipping, and also makes your food nice and shiny in the grocery store.
Yes, it’s the “wax” in wax paper. But it’s also on most paper. Car wax is used to control the shine of paper. Compare a basic sheet from your printer to one from a glossy magazine and you’ll easily see how much is used. It’s actually the primary use of carnauba wax in the U.S....even more than for our cars.