What is a Beeswax?
Beeswax is a natural wax produced by honey bees of the genus Apis. The wax is formed into scales by eight wax-producing glands in the abdominal segments of worker bees, which discard it in or at the hive.
Where Can I Buy Beeswax In South Africa?
Beehive Honey Flow bee hive South Africa
Address: 161 Clulee Rd, Linbro Park AH, Sandton, 2090, South Africa
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 6:30 pm
Phone: +27 63 955 4630
Address: corner of Boston &, Wilson Rd, Merrivale, Howick, 3291, South Africa
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm
Phone: +27 33 330 3762
Address: Shop #6, Coachmans Crescent, 26 Jakaranda St, Hennopspark, Centurion, 0157, South Africa
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4 pm
Phone: +27 83 308 0042
SA Candle Supply Johannesburg
Address: Northlands Business Park, 166 Gigantic avenue, 37 NewMarket Rd, Northriding, Randburg, 2196, South Africa
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 3 pm
Phone: +27 76 543 9944
How much does beeswax cost in South Africa?
Beeswax blocks 1kg each
The beeswax blocks are based on a kilogram pricing structure. Sales are made per kilogram and this price is based on a retail price of R300 for 1kg.
Is beeswax expensive?
Beeswax is the most natural and expensive wax you can buy. Beeswax doesn’t require chemical processing, preservatives or UV stabilizers.
The only thing you need to make beeswax is bees. Because beeswax is so expensive for candle-makers to purchase, they may use less expensive waxes to blend with their beeswax.
What is 100% beeswax used for?
In manufacturing, yellow and white beeswax are used as thickeners, emulsifiers, and as stiffening agents in cosmetics.
Beeswax absolute is used as a fragrance in soaps and perfumes. White beeswax and beeswax absolute are also used to polish pills.