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NEWS – Ends CIQA Project

Ends CIQA Project for Optimizing Candelilla Wax Removal. OCT. 01/2008  This last December the Center for Research in Applied Chemistry (CIQA) in conjunction with the Institute of Candelilla ended a major project related to the candelilla wax extraction efficiency. One concern of the Institute has been to make the extraction process more efficient, and that Continue Reading
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NEWS – Sustained growth in Candelilla Wax exports.

Sustained growth in Candelilla Wax exports. AUG. 22/2006  For fourth consecutive year, Candelilla Wax exports- from Mexico to the World- showed a progressive increasing trend. With an export volume of 2,934,000 pounds achieved in 2005, Candelilla exports have increased more than 50% compared to the 2002 export volume.
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NEWS – UASLP works in a research project

UASLP works in a research project, for the application of Candelilla wax in food products. NOV. 09/2005  The Department of Chemistry of the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi (Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí-UASLP in Spanish), is conducting a research project on the use of Candelilla wax to develop organogels, in blends with vegetable Continue Reading
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NEWS – Financing granted for the Candelilla Institute

Financing granted for the Candelilla Institute first research and development projects. NOV. 09/2005  The Government of the State of Nuevo Leon and the National Council for Science and Technology approved a financing package for the projects presented as “Innovation for Candelilla Wax production, using for the extraction of the wax different solvents, incorporating new cultivation Continue Reading
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NEWS – Candelilla Institute approves pilot plant project

Ends CIQA Project for Optimizing Candelilla Wax Removal. OCT. 31/2005  Candelilla Institute has decided to go ahead with the basic engineering for the design of a pilot plant based on solvent extraction, for the production of high purity Candelilla wax. The decision is made after evaluating the economic feasibility of an industrial plant based on Continue Reading
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