Shop Local on National Small Business Week

It is National Small Business Week! For nearly 60 years, the first week of May has been celebrated and sported by small businesses and happy customers alike. In 1953, the US Federal Government established the Small Business Administration (S.B.A.) to assist, counsel, and enable small businesses to prosper. With the success of the S.B.A., 10…

Giving Special Appreciation on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day honors the achievement of women all over the globe and promoting women’s rights. A national holiday celebrated in multiple countries, International Women’s Day was established due to the efforts of the suffragettes and the promotion of women’s rights in America during the early 20th century. With the suffrage movement resulting in success,…

When the Sun Comes Out to Play, the Skin Has a Say: Organic Aloe Vera Powder

Aloe Vera (aloe barbadensis) is one of the oldest and most known natural folk remedies. Native to eastern and southern Africa, aloe grows wild in tropical climates and is extensively cultivated worldwide for its potential healing properties, especially treating sunburns or discomforting skin conditions. This well-known succulent plant has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries,…

Fractionation and Winterization: An Overview

What is Fractionation? Fractionate means to divide or break up; to separate (a mixture) into different portions, especially by a fractional process. In a general sense, fractionation is any process in which a mixture is separated into its different components (fractions). The term “fractionation” can also be used in the general and common context for…

Jedwards Adapts to Supply Chain Snags

Global trade has become an essential part of creating consumer goods in the 21st century. Much of the world’s global trade occurs in seaports with gigantic cargo ships that can haul up to 24,000 steal containers. Sea ports are a nexus within the supply chain system. They foster much of the interaction between production and consumption…

Give the Gift of Creativity This Christmas

Consumable gifts are being coming more popular than ever. These are gifts that can be eaten or used up in some way. They’re often budget friendly and not to mention total “space savers”. A lot of gifts usually make their way back to the store shelves from which they came or sometimes they just end…