Food Grade Shellac
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Food Grade Shellac (or Lac Resin) is similar to the familiar wood finish in that it comes from resin secreted by the female Lac Beetle of Thailand and India but Food Grade Shellac is not processed the same way as the wood treatment.

Food Grade Shellac has a consistency similar to Bees Wax and is "generally recognized as safe for human consumption” by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

Culinary Uses

Food Grade Shellac is often used like a Wax on produce to help retain quality and reduce moisture loss.