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Making Candles with NatureWax® Tips & Tricks

It starts with the wax​

Starting with the right wax for your project or product is the first step to success. If you’re new to the NatureWax® line of waxes, use our product selection tool to help you find the one that’s right for your application.


Cargill Vegetable-Based Wax Products

Soy Wax for Candle Making

Soy Wax is an adaptable and accessible candle wax for the small candle maker and large manufacturer alike

Coconut Wax for Candle Making

Coconut wax creates a slow clean burn that helps the candle burn at a more consistent rate and temperature

Sunflower Wax for Candle Making

Sunflower wax creates ultra-white candles that easily accept dyes and pigments

Palm Wax for Candle Making

Palm wax produces high-quality yet cost effective base waxes for various melting ranges

Rapeseed Wax for Candle Making

Excellent base for pigments and dyes


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NatureWax® and Sustainability

NatureWax® is made from renewable vegetable sources that can be replenished at a faster rate than many alternative sources providing long-term, reliable supply chain. Read the full Cargill Bioindustrial 2020 Sustainability report.

Getting the Most Out of NatureWax®

Cargill NatureWax® is used around the world by leading candle manufacturers and independent candle makers alike. Explore our resources on candle making with NatureWax®.

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