Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Jedwards International, Inc.5 stars

Place, CountryBraintree, United States


Certified Productsshea nut butter, palm fruit oil, coconut oilfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values44
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy84
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions221167
4Respect of the Environment9387
5Local Development and Community Relations87
6Trading and Supply chain relations6447
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer2623
9Managing Certification and Performance1716
Total Score Performance Rating357
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsSince its founding in 1994, Jedwards International has worked aggressively to expand its product line to include many difficult-to-source, custom-manufactured materials. They own and operate a state-of-the-art geothermal temperature-regulated warehouse, from which they can quickly supply a variety of carrier oils, essential oils, waxes, extracts and concentrates. Many of these products are certified organic, fair trade, kosher, non-GMO, Friend of the Sea, and more. As a result, Jedwards has become a leading supplier of many popular personal care ingredients.
Jedwards has developed an extensive global network of manufacturing and supply partners, consolidating each of their unique strengths under one roof. Their mission is to supply innovative specialty oils to the food, dietary supplement, cosmetic, soap and candle making markets and to help their customers grow. A strategic partner to vendor and customer alike, Jedwards International brings value and innovation to the marketplace.

Jedwards International, Inc. is a 3rd generation family owned business. Jedwards proudly provides fair compensation, paid sick and vacation days, health insurance, 401K matching and profit sharing, and a fully stocked kitchen for all employees to enjoy.

Jedwards proactively takes steps to reduce its impact on the environment. They own and operate a state-of-the-art geothermal temperature-regulated warehouse with energy efficient lights and forklift chargers. Furthermore, they have a recycling program in place to reduce waste and conserve energy.

Jedwards continuously strives to work as closely as possible with direct producers and suppliers of raw materials to ensure ingredients are sourced from sources that adhere to responsible sustainable harvesting practices. They act as a strategic partner with vendors providing an outlet in the market to supply high quality, raw ingredients worldwide.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage89 %

Date of Certification
Last Update12.07.2022

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