Replacing petroleum oil with soybean oil in the production of soy candleswas the state's first major commercialized product. This came about because of a Purdue student’s entry in the Student Soybean Innovation Competition.
Currently, ISA holds six patents on soy wax in candles.
Soy wax is an all-natural product and a renewable resource made from American grown soybeans which helps the American farmer and the United States economy.
Soy wax cleans up easily with soap and water. Soy wax is 100% biodegradable.
- Soy wax burns cleaner since it is a natural oil product versus the standard paraffin wax that is a petroleum byproduct which has been proven to emit toxins into the environment.