The Palm Oil Conundrum Demystified

We get numerous emails and phone calls here at Jedwards International every single day, ranging from drum pricing requests to inquiries about the various raw ingredients we supply.   In an attempt to address some of the more common queries that are, in fact, very good questions, today’s blog focus is on oil from Palm. 

Cha, Cha, Cha CHIA SEED OIL!

Many of us today primarily relate the word “chia” to the once famous pet plant that took the retail industry by storm in the 1980’s.  A clever ram shaped object that grew sprouts became a trendy gift idea, changing the face of Christmas for several years.    Nowadays, the term chia, which is a species of…

Good, Clean Fun! Shampoo, Conditioner and Lotion Bases

From rinsing hair with fermented rice water, to boiling herbs and their extracts, to grinding yucca and mixing with ashes, to slathering the skin with animal fats –  rarely do we consider the inelegant beginnings of hair and body care. SHAMPOO– According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word shampoo was introduced into the English…