Carnauba wax is obtained from the leaves of the Copernicia prunifera palm. This palm is endemic to South America and grows in the Ceará region, northeast of Brazil.
Carnauba wax is also known as the queen of waxes, due to its characteristics and countless applications. It is recognized too for its shine properties combined with hardness and resistance. Among its many applications, carnauba wax it is it is mainly used in food sector and car production.