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…

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…