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have you also noticed? Apples that you buy in the supermarket or on the market, are often surrounded by a layer of wax. They feel greasy in the Hand, preferably

Apples: The one that hides behind the layer of wax on the fruit

have you also noticed? Apples that you buy in the supermarket or on the market, are often surrounded by a layer of wax. They feel greasy in the Hand, preferably

Apples: The one that hides behind the layer of wax on the fruit

have you also noticed? Apples that you buy in the supermarket or on the market, are often surrounded by a layer of wax. They feel greasy in the Hand, preferably, you would remove the layer, but artificial. But is it really?

Actually, nearly all Apple varieties form a natural layer of wax on the shell. It serves as protection against predators such as insects, for example. Moreover, the fruits do not dry out. A smart Apple? The longer an Apple is stored, the more Mature he is. The natural layer has enough time to intensify and become thicker. And to be more durable. There are certain Apple varieties with thicker is layer of wax. For example, the Jonagold. The varieties Elstar, Boskop or Cox Orange contain a relatively large amount of acid, and their natural wax coating is a little thinner.

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potatoes should be washed, just because you are charged from conventional farming, with pesticides, but also because they can be directly dug from the earth and, therefore, still a lot of Dirt on them sticks.

© Apples: the fruit waxed?

You can help: fruit farmers apply in the case of sensitive varieties of apples, like an artificial layer of wax. In Germany, Apples are generally not waxed, but in the case of fruits from EU countries or other States, it is more likely the case. This also has to do with the Transport to and the guarantee of a longer shelf life. So, this must be clearly marked. Bio-Ware should not be treated with wax.

Apples with artificial wax are often treated with bees wax, candelilla wax, Carnauba wax or shellac. The addition of the "waxed". For consumption, it does not matter whether the layer of wax is natural or artificial. In both cases, harmless to health. Who is the wax layer interferes with, nevertheless, you should wash the Apples with warm water and a cloth to thoroughly RUB down. Of course, you could peel the Apples, but under the shell of valuable nutrients hidden - you would be lost.

Publish Date : 07 Aralık 2018 Cuma 20:02

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