Preserve your food naturally with beeswax wraps
Keep your food fresher for longer with breathable beeswax wraps. Antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anti mould, beeswax strips are the healthier alternative to cling film and a far more economical choice.
With a range of organic beeswax strips and DIY kits to choose from, there’s no need for single-use plastic anymore.
Reusable Beeswax: An Eco-Friendly Zero Waste Way to Store Your Food
Beeswax strips are a sustainable alternative to disposable cling wrap and plastic bags. As the average household uses up to 400 metres of plastic wrap a year, beeswax wraps are a great way to instantly reduce household waste and contribute to sustainable living.
How to use beeswax wraps
Simply drape the beeswax wrap around your piece of food or over a bowl.
Using the warmth of your hands, mould and shape the wrap to secure the fit.
Once the wrap cools, the wrap will hold its seal.
Used to wrap cheese, veggies, bread, fruit, fresh herbs, and baked goods.
Tips for getting more value from your reusable beeswax wrap
Use the correct size to avoid wasting any product.
Clean with soapy hot water, rinse and place on a drying rack to air dry and reuse.
Revive wraps with a quick blow of the hairdryer to soften and resettle the wax for even coverage.
Benefits of Reusable Beeswax Food Wrap
Healthier. Free of chemicals and preservatives and made with natural ingredients such as jojoba oils, coconut oil, pine resin, tree resin for natural food protection.
Sustainable. Reusable and compostable, they’re a simple way to instantly reduce our carbon footprint and far more economical than purchasing disposable plastic wraps.
Multipurpose. There are multiple ways to use beeswax wraps such as wrapping lunches, covering bowls and containers, wrapping food for freezing or to cover jars of preserves.
Choosing the right food covering for your needs
Before deciding on a food covering, consider the usual types of food you need to cover, whether that be leftovers from dinner, covering containers of sauces and marinades or simply for packing lunches.
Opt for the style and size most appropriate and effective for protecting your food.
How to properly clean beeswax strips
Fill your sink with cool water and a mild soap.
Place wraps in the sink and scrub with a non-abrasive sponge.
Rinse off and hang to dry or dry over a drying rack.
Finding the best size of beeswax food wraps for your needs
Beeswax wraps come in a range of sizes for all types of food coverings
Small - for fruit and vegetables.
Medium – ideal for wrapping lunches or a block of cheese.
Large – for salad bowls or leftovers.
Extra large – great for baking trays or a large loaf of bread.
Metre rolls – can be cut down to size to suit all types of food requirements.
Beeswax kits which include everything
Beeswax starter packs come complete with beeswax pellets and organic cotton so you can get creative while also helping the environment.
Simple, fun and easy to make, you can also get the kids involved to make their own sandwich bags for their lunch box.
How long do beeswax wraps typically last
Beeswax wraps can last between 6 -12 months plus with proper care and maintenance.
Simply refresh wax sheets every month or so and for wraps that are well used, simply re-wax to completely regenerate the wax wrap.
Brands we know and trust
We carry a range of food storage containers and reusable food wraps in Australia and around the world from brands such as Honeybee, Bees Wrap and Beekeeper. Explore the wide range we have available at Kitchen Warehouse.
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How do you use beeswax strips?
Simply use your hands to mould the beeswax strips around food or bowls to allow them to grip and hold.
What are the benefits of beeswax sheets?
Beeswax sheets keep food fresh naturally for longer. They are also sustainable, multipurpose and economical.