Be Careful when eating apples. Please clean the skin of the apples before eating because it's may be coated with wax.Wax is being used for preservation purposes and cold storage. You might be surprised because apples from other countries are more than 6 months old, but it would look fresh. The Reason being fresh is wax was coated, which prevents bacteria to enter. So it does not get dry. Please Eat Apples after removing the wax.