Win for your Valentine!

We’re running a contest!  How many pieces of individual candies are in this vase?   UPDATE:  The winner of the contest, with the winning guess on Facebook of 375, is Amy Barnes. The actual number of candy pieces was 371!  Thanks to all who participated.  Happy Valentine’s Day!  Submitting a guess could win you or…

Your Questions Answered

At Jedwards International, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service, offering quality material and competitive pricing.  We have qualified sales staff manning the phones Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Eastern time to field the myriad of questions that come our way.

Show Me the Honey

In the 1380’s while writing the Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer coined the phrase, “Busy as a bee.”  This ancient comparison of women to bees is fairly apt, as every single worker honey bee that gathers nectar and pollen from flowers is female.  The activity surrounding a bee’s daily tasks seems exhausting, but their determination, day…

Getting Zany with Xylitol

Progressive choices on the market in sweeteners and sugar substitutes are on the rise, with good reason.  The average American consumes 400 calories per day from added sugars in their diet.  Excess sugar contributes to tooth decay and obesity.   Jedwards International is joining the ranks of businesses dedicated to offering healthier alternatives to sugar.  The…

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…

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…

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…

The Debut of Maple Syrup

As winter appears to be coming to an end and signs from Mother Nature offer promises of spring, mature maple trees scattered throughout New England and Canada are being drilled into and tapped with the hopes of an abundant sap flow.  The sap that dribbles out of the taps is collected, then filtered to remove…

Jedwards’ Honey Products

Nature’s most perfect creations… The process of making honey is incredibly detailed and laborious. Honeybees are one of earth’s most communicative and industrious creatures. It takes more than 2 million flowers to make one pound of honey and the average worker bee will produce only 1/12th of a teaspoon in its lifetime! Bees relay the…

Get Rewards for Product Pictures

Image Above: Chocolate Ice Cream. We used our Organic Fair Trade Sugar and Organic Cocoa Powder Dutched 10/12 Fat. We are now offering rewards for customers who post pictures of their products on our Facebook Page. We would love to see what our customers have been making with Jedwards’ products. We will be holding a monthly…