New Year, New Hobby: Soapmaking!

With the calendar officially turning to 2021, many people will be starting their New Year’s Resolutions. While some might be to cut out a certain activity, there are numerous individuals who would like to add something new to their lives. Soapmaking is a great hobby, and the Stephenson Melt & Pour Soap Bases make it…

Make Palm Oil Soap, Sustainably

Palm oil is rightfully a contentious ingredient when it comes to ethical purchasing. The production of palm oil has been cited as one of the leading causes of harmful deforestation, a problem that has fueled the demand for sustainable palm farming practices and traceability throughout the supply chain. Our dedicated Procurement team at Jedwards takes…

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Mineral Oils: What We Offer & The Difference Between Them!

Mineral oil is an incredibly popular ingredient used by a variety of industries, ranging from cosmetic and personal-care manufacturing to mechanical work and engineering. The term “mineral oil” itself is often quite broad and applies to several different types of petroleum-based oils. The mineral oil supplied by Jedwards International is commonly known as “liquid paraffin”…

Celebrate in December!

We made it to December and what a journey it’s been this year! December is a month full of celebrations and traditions throughout history across the globe. How you prefer to enjoy yourself during this time depends mostly on your upbringing… and this year, maybe some new social distancing practices. Many in North America and…

Reducing the Risk: Jedwards’ Response to Covid-19

Many are buzzing about the potential for an upcoming “second lockdown!” Maybe you never really left the “first”! In our office, in Massachusetts just south of Boston, we have been doing our very best to adhere to state guidelines and implement changes that have everyone’s best interests in mind. First and foremost, since March, we…

Holiday Gift Baskets – Jedwards Has You Covered!

Searching for gift ideas for that special family member or friend this holiday season? Coming up short on a unique gift idea? Looking for something fun, inexpensive, thoughtful, and quarantined approved? Well, explore no further as we have some special ideas we’re confident will put a smile on that special someone’s face! Gift baskets are…

It’s Almost Cyber Week, exclusive at Jedwards!

Celebrated across the country following Thanksgiving & Black Friday, Cyber Monday is almost here! Historically known as one of the greatest online shopping experiences of the year, e-commerce sites will reflect slashed prices on select items for a day to further kick off the holiday season. But, why should such a highly anticipated shopping event…

Pick Up Your Pumpkin Seed Oil!

In the northern hemisphere, pumpkin-picking season has come to a close. Cucurbita pepo (as it’s botanically called) comes to full maturity around September, and is a fall-decorating staple throughout October and November. While the flesh inside is disregarded or used for pumpkin pies during the holidays, the seeds inside are taken to be replanted, roasted…