Do fruits such as apples, pears and lemons appear shiny to you?
That's because many plants including fruits have a natural protective layer of wax on their surfaces. These natural wax help the fruits resist moisture loss and slow down their natural degradation. Most importantly, it's not harmful to human beings.
Pssst, but before you eat the fruits, don't forget to practise good food safety habits and wash them!
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Last updated on Tuesday, April 14, 2020