This large, 16 oz soy candle is richly fragrant with and a delight to burn. We believe strongly in soy--it is cleaner burning than regular paraffin. It burns slower than regular paraffin. It doesn't leave all that black soot on your walls. Derived from an agricultural crop, this candle is made from USA grown soybeans. Renewable, and you're supporting our farmers. These are poured by hand and you'll be amazed at the amount of fragrance that results from the clean burning candle. It will last for about 100 hours.