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Do you know what’s on your produce?

On May 2, 2011

When you walk in the grocery store, you are greeted by an array of colors from deep purple eggplant to yellow lemons.  The colors always seem to shine. Have you ever wondered why? A wax coating is added to the fruit during packaging to maintain the freshness.  The wax holds the moisture inside the apple and keeps it looking shiny…