Our Story

JuJu was founded in 2009 by Brenda Tootell, who was driven by her desire to provide individuals with period care products that are better for their bodies, better for the environment and more economical.

We are a privately owned, socially responsible and environmentally conscious company based in Western Australia.

Since releasing the original JuJu menstrual cup in 2011, we have continued to evolve our product design based on customer feedback and now have four different models available. The JuJu Model 3 and Model 4 cups were designed specifically to meet demand from those with a particularly high or low cervix who previously struggled to find a menstrual cup that worked with their body.

In 2015 we also began offering JuJu cloth pads, in response to a growing number of people who were seeking eco-friendly alternatives to disposable pads and weren’t able to use a menstrual cup. This opened up even more options for those seeking ethical, healthy, economical and sustainable period product alternatives.

Supporting our local economy and workforce is important to us, which is why we choose to manufacture in Australia. JuJu packaging is also designed and printed locally, using recyclable paper and plant-based inks. We also use a packaging assembly service that provides employment opportunities to individuals of varying abilities and skill levels who may experience challenges with entering the workforce.

JuJu is still the only Australian made menstrual cup and is stocked in over 200 locations across Australia.


Our Vision

To educate and empower individuals to live a more sustainable lifestyle. To eradicate period poverty and the stigma associated with menstruation.


Our Mission

Through each of our products, we aim to provide individuals with a healthier, more sustainable and cost-effective alternative to disposable sanitary products. We believe that menstruation is a gift, not a burden and commit to using our platform to encourage open, honest conversations about menstruation.


Our Values

At JuJu, all of our operations as a business are in line with the following fundamental beliefs and guiding principles:

Be Respectful: Value differences and diversity

Be Supportive: Offer support without judgement

Be Honest: Act with integrity, be open and sincere

Be Adaptive: Learn, innovate, create and embrace change

Be Responsible: Maintain ethical business practices

Be Compassionate: Give back to the vulnerable and disadvantaged

 

Our Products

All of our products are created to be sustainable, eco-friendly, cruelty free and in alignment with our values.

The JuJu menstrual cup is manufactured in Australia from high quality medical grade silicone. Both the cup and its packaging are free from plastic, latex, fragrances and harmful chemicals. It was was registered as a Medical Device on the Therapeutic Goods Administration's (TGA) Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods in 2011 (ARTG No. 180153) and as an FDA listed medical device in the USA in 2017.

JuJu menstrual cup cleansing wash is tough on microbes yet gentle of this skin. It also made in Australia and is free from nasties such as sulphates, parabens, mineral oils and artificial colours and fragrances.

Each of our cloth pads are lovingly handmade from super soft, premium unbleached cotton. All of the organic cotton in our cloth pads meets the Organic Content Standard (OCS) and complies with Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS). This is to ensure that the fabric used in our pads has been produced sustainably and under fair working conditions. The GOTS explainer video is a great resource that goes into more detail about this process.

 

Partnerships

Access to menstrual hygiene products is a major issue for people around the world, especially in communities that are economically disadvantage or where there is strong shame and stigma attached to menstruation. We believe that all people with periods should be empowered to care for their bodies and be free from discrimination that prevents them from participating in social, cultural or educational activities during menstruation.

This is why we are proud supporters of charities ‘Share the Dignity’ and ‘Days for Girls’. Both of these organisations are committed to ending period poverty through providing personal care products and health education to disadvantaged people within Australia and abroad.

 

Meet the Team 

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Brenda
General Manager

Brenda is the founder of Freedom Products. She is a champion for the production of sustainable products and business practices. With her background in User Experience Design, she believes function should inform design and puts users at the centre of things she designs. 

 

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Rachelle
Marketing Officer

Rachelle takes care of marketing and communications. She creates website and social media content and responds to customer service enquiries. Rachelle joined the team in 2018 and is passionate about living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.

 

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Dianne
Office Admin Coordinator

Di wears many hats; she ensures wholesale and retail orders are filled and shipped, manages the office and takes care of accounts receivable for wholesale customers. Di has worked at Freedom Products since 2015. 

 

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Fenix
Warehouse Storeperson

Fenix also joined Freedom Products in 2015 and coordinates the pre-packaging of JuJu products, checks in stock and ensure adequate stock levels are maintained. Fenix also assists with filling orders on busy days when it’s all hands on deck. 

 

 

Stocking JuJu

If you are interested in stocking JuJu, please fill in the Stockist Enquiry form and we will email you a JuJu Product Catalogue and Pricing.

When you are ready to place your first order, please create an account on the JuJu Wholesale Order Platform or login to your account if you have already registered on this platform.