Have You Tried Our Organic Bittersweet Chocolate?

Some of the best things in life are often described as bittersweet: Memories, coffee, various fruits… but the one thing that comes to most people’s mind is probably chocolate! Cacao in its natural state is relatively bitter, which is why sugar is often added to sweeten it up and make it more palatable. Whereas milk…

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…

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New: Organic Chocolate Chips – 70% Bittersweet – No Added Sugar

Can’t have sugar? You can still enjoy your favorite chocolatey treats. One of our latest products is Organic Chocolate Chips – 70% Bittersweet – No Sugar Added. Just because there’s no conventional sugar doesn’t mean they aren’t sweetened! These chips contain 3 different types of alternative, natural sweeteners: erythritol, agave inulin, and stevia. Erythritol is…

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Treat Yourself With a Chocolate Shake This Weekend!

If everything else has a holiday, chocolate shakes must as well, right? Of course, and they do!  It’s this Sunday, September 12! The tasty treats we call milkshakes started as eggnog-like whiskey drinks in 1885. By the 1900s, they were more like what we consume today, a flavored dairy (or today, non-dairy) based, cold sweet…

Characterizing Cocoa Powder

As Valentine’s Day descends upon us, lovers worldwide will be agonizing over the perfect offering to reflect heartfelt feelings for their significant others.  Chocolate products go hand in hand with Valentine’s Day.  According to USA Today, consumers will spend approximately $1.8 million on chocolate products for Valentine’s Day in 2018.  What a perfect time to…

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…

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.

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…