Making Scents of Lavender

Lavender is a popular scent, considered to be a must-have ingredient in a formulator’s repertoire of essential oils.  Its aromatherapeutic qualities have been cherished throughout the world for thousands of years.  Lavender is one of the most popular and best adapted perennial flowering plants in the world. 

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…

December Brings Delightful Specials

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday have settled down, it’s time to think about your raw ingredient needs.  Jedwards International has been buzzing with holiday order activity and we’d like to give our favorite customers a chance to save!  Below please find the materials we are offering at 10% off, for this month only. …

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.

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. 

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…

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…