The History of Soap Making

  The word soap, from the Latin root “sopa” has created abundant interest throughout time, and much original usage speculation, as well as the first introduction into civilization, has been debated.  There is a fascinating re-publication, originally published prior to 1923, aptly titled, “The Handbook of Soap Manufacture,” by W.H. Simmons and H.A. Appleton, which…

Captivated by Cranberries!

  “I made cranberry sauce, and when it was done put it into a dark blue bowl for the beautiful contrast.  I was thinking, doing this, about the old ways of gratitude: Indians thanking the deer they’d slain, grace before supper, kneeling before bed.  I was thinking that gratitude is too much absent in our…

October 2016 Savings!

Celebrate October with a cart full of savings! Fall is finally here along with Jedwards’ October savings.  Please inquire about the awesome products we have picked for this month! October discounts: Use code: FBOct16 for 10% off the following: Perilla Seed Oil (S1430) Echium Oil (S1165) Grape Seed Oil (S1220) Use code: FBOct30 for 30% off the following: Tamanu Butter (B3081)…

Shea Nut Butter

Jedwards Shea Nut Products

Many societies have discovered and embraced the value of shea nut butter, and its many beauty and health benefits. Although mainly used as a cooking oil in Africa, demand for shea nut butter in the domestic cosmetic industry has exploded. Jedwards carries a variety of Shea products, including Organic and Fair Trade Certified options.

August 2016 Savings!

August is your chance to get a hold of a few specialty products for a bargain! Kokum Butter   produced from the seeds of the Kokum tree’s (Garcinia indica) fruit is nature miracle.  Kokum remains solid at room temperature and is used in the preparation of confectionery and cosmetics. One of our four eucalyptus oils,  Eucalyptus – Smithii Organic (EHM1051) …

Sal

Indian Sal Butter

If your business is looking for a specialty ingredient to feature on their production line, then Sal butter should definitely be on your next purchase order. Sal Butter is sourced from India, where the collection of Sal seeds, benefits the women who work in the forests, helping to sustain their communities. With a melting point of…

Soy Wax Flakes

Golden Brands’ Soy Wax

Our collection of soy wax flakes just got upgraded! Jedwards is now carrying Golden Brands’ Soy wax flakes which are tailored to make you candle making experience that much easier.  Golden Brands’ soy wax flakes are formulated with partially hydrogenated soybean oil and two of the products we will carry, even come with emulsifiers that allow the soy…