Supporting the Global Kava Industry

Preserving Kava's Heritage, Advocating Modern Regulation, and Ensuring Safety & Integrity

Lab Testing Analysis & Guidelines

We'll help you take the guesswork out of where to get your products tested, the tests you need to order, and the action limits needed to ensure your customers are safe.

Advocacy & Education Initiatives

Ensuring regulatory agencies understand kava is paramount. We want to make sure that the traditional usage of kava is protected throughout the world.

Safety and Quality Assurance

How should you vette a new supplier, how should you accept product, and what will you do when something goes wrong? We've got you covered.

Labeling Guidelines

At the International Kava Organization (IKO), we recognize the importance of clear and accurate labeling for kava products. Labeling guidelines are developed to ensure consumers have all the necessary information regarding the origin, preparation, and recommended usage of kava.

cGMP/HACCP Resources & Guidance

Adherence to cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) and HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) protocols is essential for maintaining high standards. Our guidelines help identify and control potential hazards in the production process from cross-contamination to incorrect labeling.

FDA & USA Customs Management

Find up-to-date information on FDA guidelines, importation rules, and compliance measures that are crucial for both consumers and suppliers. Whether you're a kava enthusiast or a business owner, understanding the legal framework is essential for responsible kava use and trade.

What sets us Apart

Our efforts are aimed at building a sustainable and ethically responsible kava industry that honors traditional practices.
The kava industry is a complex and dynamic ecosystem, comprising farmers, scientists, processors, distributors, retailers, and consumers. 
At the International Kava Organization (IKO), we recognize the interconnectedness of these diverse stakeholders and strive to facilitate collaboration, innovation, and growth within the industry. We aim to promote quality standards and support the well-being of all involved. 
Whether you’re a small-scale farmer, a researcher exploring the benefits of kava, or a business navigating the global kava market, IKO is here to provide resources, guidance, and a platform for collaboration.