In July 2015 Multiceras S.A. de C.V., a Mexican wax company that exports 50% of the country’s candelilla wax production, introduced a Candelilla Wax Producer Development Program. Multiceras invited groups of Candelilleros (the men and women who harvest and produce the candelilla wax) from Coahuila and Nuevo Leon to information sessions on the formation of Continue Reading
When Dr. Jaime Sánchez from Universidad Juarez in Mexico’s Durango state contacted the Candelilla Institute to arrange a field trip for his students, Multiceras S.A. de C.V. was pleased to coordinate a visit for the students, who are studying natural resource exploitation and wanted to witness the candelilla wax extraction process first-hand. The students, accompanied Continue Reading
Monterrey, Mexico, October 8, 2013 – Multiceras, S.A. de C.V., a Mexican wax production and distribution company, has developed a groundbreaking process to extract wax from the leaves of the Candelilla plant using citric acid instead of sulfuric acid. “For the past 105 years, candelilla wax has been extracted using a harsh sulfuric acid,” Continue Reading
The internal structure of the Candelilla Institute is having current changes; therefore its on-line web site has changed. This new webpage has all the information that was in the former webpage, but the following changes had occurred.
As part of ongoing research to find alternative methods in the extraction process candelilla wax, the Forestry Commission and the National Autonomous University of Coahuila demonstrated to producers and marketers of citric acid qualities to consider integrating the same with the usual procedure...