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A natural, sustainable alternative

Tefacid® stearic acid

AAK offers high-quality solutions for natural, sustainable candles. Our Tefacid® stearic acids are the perfect choice for the manufacturing of 100 percent stearin candles.

Our products are perfectly white and offers optimal shrinkage and consistent quality for efficient production with minimum downtime. 

Knowledge-sharing for product optimization

With our unique Co-Development approach and our wide range of value-adding services, we assist our customers with optimizing product performance. We invite you to learn more in our Candle Academy.

The sustainable, 100 percent stearin alternative

Sustainability is part of AAK’s DNA. Our supply chain is carefully and regularly monitored to align with our objectives within responsible sourcing. With Tefacid, we are proud to faciliate the candle industry’s sustainability journey as customers can apply environmental certificationssuch as the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and the EU Ecolabel, as well as comply with RAL standards

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