Happy Father’s Day

Father’s Day has been a celebration to honor fathers, as well as their influence on society, since the Middle Ages.  What began as an observation in Catholic Europe on March 19, which is the feast day of Saint Joseph, the paternal Nutritor Domini (“Nourisher of the Lord”), this tradition spread into Latin America with the…

Making Waves with Marula

As with any industry, there are trends that are observed in the raw ingredient market.  It’s never quite clear how these trends gain momentum.  The latest material to take the bulk wholesale cosmetic industry by storm is Marula Oil.  Jedwards International is thrilled to be adding Virgin Organic Marula Oil to our ever-growing list of…

In Tune with June Savings

As the weather gets warmer and our dispositions get sunnier here at Jedwards International headquarters in Braintree, MA, we want to pass along new savings to you.  Our 10% off carrier oil discount for the month of June features Safflower Oil – High Oleic (S1540). 

The Economics of Natural Ingredients

One of the most fundamental concepts of economics is the law of supply and demand.  The Purchasing Manager at Jedwards International is constantly trying to forecast and balance the amount of material that may be needed against the amount of supply we keep in our warehouse.  When you are dealing with natural ingredients, this responsibility…

Sweet Rewards Contest

How many Organic Bittersweet 70% Chocolate Wafers do you think are in this container? Submitting a guess could bring you sweet rewards!!  Jedwards International is excited to be holding a contest to celebrate chocolate, in conjunction with the “Captivated By Chocolate” Blog released today, Monday, May 22, 2017.  In the comment section below, guess how…

Captivated By Chocolate

  There have been numerous studies done over time to ascertain how chocolate consumption impacts humans.  One such study at the Human Olfaction Laboratory at Middlesex University concluded the smell of chocolate triggers positive reactions and may improve your mood. 

HSCG 2017 Conference Highlights

Jedwards International was delighted to be included as a proud sponsor of the HSCG Annual Conference in Las Vegas from May 1 through May 3.  The event was well attended with close to 600 participants; from the “just starting out” soap making hobbyist looking to mix and mingle with like-minded individuals to start up cosmetic…

Easter Alternatives – Healthy Sweeteners

While Peter Cottontail may be hopping around leaving candy laden baskets galore for children everywhere this weekend, it doesn’t mean there aren’t alternatives to keep health conscious adults on track!!  At Jedwards International, we carry a number of healthy, natural sweeteners!  Our broad collection of sweeteners includes Stevia Powder, Maple Syrup, Honey, and Agave materials…