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What are Beeswax Wraps used for?

What are Beeswax Wraps used for?

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Beeswax Wraps are used for storing food and keeping food fresh.

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Beeswax Wraps are used for storing food and keeping food fresh.

A sustainable alternative to plastic bags and glad wrap. Made in a variety of sizes designed to suit all needs and replace single-use plastic.

Reusable for 12 months or longer, this zero-waste solution is also washable, breathable and compostable.

How do I use Beeswax Wraps?

Our reusable food wraps easily mould around ceramic plates and bowls, stainless steel mixing bowls and glass jars.

Alternatively, you can use them to cover leftover food such as;

  • Lemons & Limes
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Melons
  • Pumpkins
  • Salad bowls
  • Sandwiches… And lot’s more!

Small Beeswax Wraps

The smallest of the bunch, very popular for avocado lovers!

Small wraps are ideal for keeping half an avocado fresh for another day, and large enough to cover a breakfast bowl to store your homemade hummus or guacamole.

Medium Beeswax Wraps

The happy medium, for more coverage!

Medium Wraps are perfect for covering many fruits and vegetables. You can also use them to store fresh salad, snacks, sandwiches and wraps.

Large Beeswax Wraps

The larger wrap, for salad bowls & picnics.

Large Wraps are suitable for many occasions, whether it’s a dinner party, large salad bowl or a delicious sandwich on fresh rye, this wrap is a game changer!

Extra Large Beeswax Wraps

The largest of the lot, for seasonal wrappers!

Extra Large wraps go that extra mile. There’s not much you can’t fit into this food wrap. Bread lovers go wild, this must have wrap covers a fresh loaf of bread.

What are Beeswax Wraps Made of?

Beeswax Wraps are usually made of cotton with a blend of beeswax, tree resin, and either coconut oil or jojoba oil. The higher the quality of ingredients, the more durable and long lasting your reusable wraps will be.

How Often Do You Wash Beeswax Wraps?

Beeswax wraps should be washed after every use with cold water only. (Hot water can damage your wax) If you have food stuck to your wrap, lather it with mild hand soap and use either your hand or a soft sponge to ensure it’s nice and clean.

Air dry your beeswax wraps by draping over a dish rack or clothesline. Alternatively, you can pat dry with a fresh tea towel.

Once your wrap is nice and dry, fold it up and keep it in a drawer, or store them together in a glass jar on your kitchen counter.

What are The Pros and Cons of Beeswax Wraps?

Beeswax wraps are designed to be used for cold food such as; salad bowls, fruit and vegetables, sandwiches and leftovers. Therefore, it’s best to avoid hot or oily food as they can shorten the life of your wraps. They are not intended to be used for raw meat.

Our wraps are strong and durable, but washing by hand is the way to go. Dishwashers, washing machines, and microwaves can cause permanent damage.

Caring for your wraps is easy, and should last around 12 months with regular use. Once your wax starts wearing and getting thin, you can refresh your wraps with DIY Wax Bars.

Alternatively, you can cut them up and use them for firelighters or throw them in your compost bin and start fresh!

What are the best Beeswax Wraps?

There are many options when it comes to beeswax wraps. We have tried and tested various wraps and for us, it’s all about sustainability and quality ingredients.

Beeswax Wraps Australia are our top selling wraps and here’s why:

  • Ethically Made (and homemade) in the Blue Mountains NSW.
  • Using high quality ingredients of; Organic Cotton, Organic Jojoba Oil, Wild Pine Resin and Colloidal Silver (antimicrobial enhancement)
  • Beeswax comes from their own Certified Organic hives and therefore supports the ethical treatment of honey bees.
  • No chemicals or pesticides are used and wing clapping is prohibited.
  • These bees are free to roam and pollinate the vast countryside of the Blue Mountains.
  • Available in a variety of patterns including: Indigenous Dreamtime Stories and Watercolour Prints.

Browse our beautiful range of Beeswax Wraps and begin your plastic free journey. Homemade with love and organically produced in the Blue Mountains. These reusable food wraps are the zero-waste alternative to single-use plastic and Glad Wrap.

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