Getting Zany with Xylitol

Progressive choices on the market in sweeteners and sugar substitutes are on the rise, with good reason.  The average American consumes 400 calories per day from added sugars in their diet.  Excess sugar contributes to tooth decay and obesity.   Jedwards International is joining the ranks of businesses dedicated to offering healthier alternatives to sugar.  The…

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…

Captivated By Chocolate

  There have been numerous studies done over time to ascertain how chocolate consumption impacts humans.  One such study at the Human Olfaction Laboratory at Middlesex University concluded the smell of chocolate triggers positive reactions and may improve your mood. 

Easter Alternatives – Healthy Sweeteners

While Peter Cottontail may be hopping around leaving candy laden baskets galore for children everywhere this weekend, it doesn’t mean there aren’t alternatives to keep health conscious adults on track!!  At Jedwards International, we carry a number of healthy, natural sweeteners!  Our broad collection of sweeteners includes Stevia Powder, Maple Syrup, Honey, and Agave materials…

Sharing is Winning!!

Jedwards International is excited to announce a promotion which is sure to make one lucky customer per month very happy!  We’re encouraging our current and future customers alike to help share our news and informational blogs to the masses. 

The Debut of Maple Syrup

As winter appears to be coming to an end and signs from Mother Nature offer promises of spring, mature maple trees scattered throughout New England and Canada are being drilled into and tapped with the hopes of an abundant sap flow.  The sap that dribbles out of the taps is collected, then filtered to remove…

Cha, Cha, Cha CHIA SEED OIL!

Many of us today primarily relate the word “chia” to the once famous pet plant that took the retail industry by storm in the 1980’s.  A clever ram shaped object that grew sprouts became a trendy gift idea, changing the face of Christmas for several years.    Nowadays, the term chia, which is a species of…