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Soy Wax

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Soy wax is eco-friendly, fully sustainable, carbon neutral and made in the USA. Soy wax, derived from soybeans extracts is a renewable energy source. Another environmentally friendly fact regarding soy wax is that because it is made from plant extracts it is biodegradable. Soy wax is produced here in the United States and its use helps promote the soybean farming industry, as well as, the soy wax production industry.

The average annual soybean harvest in the United States from 2008-2012 was 3 billion bushels, primarily harvested in the middle of the United States. The major contributors to soybean production in the US were Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Indiana and Ohio. Cargill is the world’s leading soy wax manufacturer and is based in Wayzata, MN. Cargill is a locally based multinational corporation with locations around the globe.