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”…

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…

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…

New Featured Product – Algae Oil – 40% DHA

Move over, coconut oil! There’s a new favorite superfood oil in town. One of our newest products on our lineup is Algae Oil – 40% DHA, (M1900). If you’ve never heard of algae oil (sometimes called algal), or never even considered getting oil from algae, you’re probably not alone. Algae oil production has been most…

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Get On Board & Support Fair Trade!

Have you ever stopped in your tracks while perusing your local grocery or cosmetic store and considered each and every little step that goes into producing the ingredients used to formulate the product you’re shopping for? It’s important to remember your favorite every day personal-care items don’t just magically appear on the shelves! The ingredients…

Product Line Spotlight: Avocado Oil – Offered in Refined, Refined Organic, & Virgin Organic!

Avocados have been increasing in popularity over the past decade with alternative diets giving this special fruit extra attention for its natural content of nutrients and healthy monounsaturated fatty acid composition. With avocados gaining momentum, we have seen an increase in demand for avocado oil throughout the personal-care and cosmetic industries, as well as in…