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Celebrate Mango Butter on National Mango Day!

Which exotic fruit is a great additive to smoothies, desserts, salsas, or simply considered a highly prized melon by itself? July 22nd is National Mango Day, so we’re talking about mangoes! An edible stone fruit native to the south and southeastern Asian region, this sweet fruit is perhaps more than 5,000 years old. While we…

New Product: Rice Bran Oil – RBDW Organic

Rice: one of humanity’s oldest domesticated crops. It is believed it was first cultivated by the people of the Yangtze River basin as long as 13,500 years ago. Today, it’s the third-most produced agricultural commodity and one of the most consumed staple foods. The rice plant is milled, removing the outer husk to create brown…

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Protecting Your Skin This Summer

It’s officially summer in the Northern Hemisphere, which means you need to protect and care for your skin differently than during those cold, dry months. Bug bites and sun damage can turn summer into a bummer. You’ve heard it before, but it’s true that the best care can be preventative care! Start by keeping pests…

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Treat Yourself on International Bath Day

Ages ago, bathing was a community affair, done in large-scale public bathhouses, bodies of water, or with a washcloth and a basin of water. There was also a period of time when people didn’t really even wash often, if at all! In the modern age of go-go-go, many of us often opt for showers. The…

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All Natural Father’s Day Gift Ingredients

Here we are in June again which means not only are we celebrating the beginning of summer, but Father’s Day is just around the corner! All-natural homemade craft gifts are trending and on the rise, and surely not slowing down any time soon!  At Jedwards, we take pride in supplying all our loyal crafters and…

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June 1st Celebrates Olives with National Olive Day!

Olives hail from the Mediterranean region, and we have been cultivating them for thousands of years. Some of the oldest olive trees still standing are over 2,000 years old! Surprisingly enough, celebration for this fruit didn’t become recognized globally until June 1st 2015, established as National Olive Day. Ever heard of the “olive theory?” As…

National Vinegar Month Spotlight: 20% White Vinegar

May is National Vinegar Month—yep, you read that correctly, vinegar gets a whole month dedicated to this special material! And, it truly deserves one!  It’s a large part of cooking and evidence suggests that humans have used it for an extremely long time! Historically, it’s been used as a cleaner for ages before the invention…

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National Walnut Day Spotlight: Walnut Oils

Walnuts: known in the Byzantine era as the royal nut. It’s actually not a true botanical nut, but the seed of a drupe! We’ve been harvesting walnuts for centuries, but not just for food. Walnut husks were used for pigments and dyes, and walnut oil had a variety of uses. Today, the 17th of May…

Three New Oils Added to Our Catalog!

As you probably know, every essential oil carries its own unique aroma, purpose, and benefits. They have a multitude of different uses, such as aromatherapy, topical applications with carrier oils, perfumery, skincare, and even as a flavoring agent for those that are GRAS listed (Generally Recognized as Safe for Consumption). Our growing portfolio is a…

New Energizing Product: Clove Bud Oil – Organic

Counteract this snowy weather with our newest, warming ingredient: Clove Bud Oil – Organic (E1053)! Clove essential oil has been a popular ingredient among a variety of industries for years. We’ve actually offered a conventional Clove Bud Oil for some time! Our newest clove bud oil is Organic Certified and steam-distilled from the dried bulbs…

New Product: Get Your Garlic Oil!

Garlic: Great in pasta, bread, dips, and more! Garlic salt and garlic powder are hot items, often added to dishes to enhance the flavor. But, maybe you’re looking for something with more… fluidity? If so, good news – we are now offering Garlic Oil – Organic (EHM1350)! Garlic has been globally cultivated and used for…