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Beeswax Cloth
Sandy Lansdale
December 8, 2013 - 6:05 pm

I would love to hear how this beeswax wrap works if anyone has tried it.  Does it keep food well?  How long does one wrap last?  Has anyone bought from this site –…..r-products?



Beth Terry
422 Posts
December 18, 2013 - 5:52 pm

I plan to post a review of several beeswax cloth wraps very soon. Stay tuned…

Beth Terry
422 Posts
December 20, 2013 - 11:23 am

Hi Sandy.  Here is my promised blog post about beeswax cloth wraps.  Be sure and read the comments because other people have other opinions.




Beth Terry
422 Posts
December 21, 2013 - 4:03 pm

This comment is from Sharon Seabrook, who had trouble posting to the forum:

Simpler is always better if you can get similar results…  your use of containers beats out any wrap, plastic or beeswax or other.

2) I’m not really sure that beeswax can be considered a “renewable” resource anymore….   our bees our dying nationwide and globally of bee colony collapse, and last I heard we only have about 20% of bees we used to have a few decades ago.

3)  One cause of colony collapse is believed to be exhaustion… the bees are overworked, stressed by pesticides, as well as challenged by some kind of fungus that infects their hive. Stealing their wax they work so hard to make seems to be increasing their stress level, making their life that much harder.

4)  So unless you are using beeswax from your own colony of bees which you know to be robustly healthy and won’t mind making extra wax for your use, it seems to me that using beeswax cloths to preserve food is not a great idea.

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