Kava Spotlight: Feo Kava

Written by: Kalah Garcia



Key Takeaways:

  • Discover the unique sensory experience of Noble Feo Kava Kava.
  • Understand the cultural significance of the Kava Root in the Solomon Islands.
  • Learn how to prepare traditional Feo Kava for a smooth and relaxing kava drink.

 Feo Kava Root 

Feo Kava, cultivated in the rich lands of the Solomon Islands, provides an exceptional kava experience. Presenting itself as a dark brown root powder with a hint of a nutty, almost peanut butter aroma. This guide offers a comprehensive understanding of Feo Kava roots. Explore its sensory properties, effects, and the sourcing and production processes in the Solomon Islands.

The Sensory Journey with Feo Kava Kava

Appearance and Aroma

Upon first encounter, the Feo Kava greets you with a nutty aroma reminiscent of peanut butter, despite containing no peanut ingredients. The fine, dark brown  powdered kava reveals the richness of the land where it grew. Once prepared, it presents a lighter color liquid that is smooth, and creamy. It is very easy to drink kava because of its negligible earthiness.

Effects and Experience

After consumption, users can anticipate a gradual onset of effects kicking in around the 20-minute mark. The experience begins with light headiness, smoothly transitioning into a deep body relaxation.

It lasts for approximately four hours, finally settling into a gentle sedation. It's important to note that individual experiences can vary. Some may find their experience increasing because of the phenomenon of reverse tolerance.

 To read more about Heady vs. Heavy Kavas, click here.


Origin and Cultivation: The Story of Feo Kava

From the Solomon Islands

Our Feo Kava comes from the fertile soils of the Solomon Islands. Specifically from small family farms in the Santa Isabel province. The Solomon Islands has a rich tradition of root Kava, locally known as "Thavakua," a beverage derived from the Piper Methysticum plant. It is utilized mainly for relaxation and in ceremonial contexts.

Quality Assurance and Sustainability

Guided by the principle of "quality not quantity," the kava producers in the Solomon Islands prioritize sustainable farming practices. Producing one of the highest quality traditional Root Kavas available globally. By purchasing Feo Kava, you are not only securing a top-quality product. Also supporting small family farms and contributing to the growth of a responsible and sustainable kava industry.

Chemotype and Kavalactone Content

Feo Kava boasts a chemotype of 243165 and a total Kavalactone content of 13.6%. Derived from a 50/50 mix of noble lateral and basal roots of plants at least 5 years in age. It provides a potent and unique profile, promising both high Kavalactone content and a creamy texture.

Noble Kava Root Powder: A Journey from Farm to Your Shell

Fostering Relationships with Local Farmers

Our relationship with the growers in the Solomon Islands goes beyond transactional engagements. We have established a harmonious collaboration with the local farmers through a Farmers Co-Operative initiative. Nurturing deep connections and understanding with communities deep in the jungles or those accessible only after 12-hour journeys to remote islands.

These farmers, often residing in technology-scarce environments, depend primarily on the kava sales for their annual income. Our agents play a pivotal role, ensuring that the bonds with these farmers are not just business-based. Trust and mutual respect build them. Fostering a community where the best quality Feo Kava is a result of hard work and dedication.

Solomon Island Chain

 To learn more about Regional Kava Standards, click here.

Supporting Small Family Kava Farms in the Solomon Islands

Our Feo Kava is a product of dedication and hard work. From small family farms located in the Solomon Islands' Santa Isabel province and other regions. These farms are the lifeline of the remote communities, providing them with a steady source of income.

By choosing our product, you are not just buying a kava; you are helping in nurturing these small farms. Encouraging them to uphold the quality and the tradition. Ensuring the financial stability and sustainability of these communities for generations to come.

Engaging in Sustainable Practices

We align ourselves with the national goal steered by local business leaders in the Solomon Islands emphasizing "quality not quantity." Our collaboration with the farmers focuses on educating them on sustainable farming practices. This includes advising on crop rotation to maintain soil health and encouraging the cultivation of Feo Kava using organic methods. That shun harmful pesticides and chemicals, ensuring the protection of the rich biodiversity of the Solomon Islands.

Contribution to Economic Growth in Remote Islands

Commitment to fair trade is one of our founding principles. The agents in our supply chain not only facilitate the sourcing of the highest quality kava but also work determinedly. They ensure that the farmers receive a fair price for their yield.

Purchasing Feo Kava products means being a part of a bigger picture. Contributing to the economic growth of the remote islands of Temotu. The farmer cooperatives bring in kava from isolated islands, establishing an additional layer of quality assurance and fostering. It is a learning environment for the farmers. 

Serving Suggestions

Feo Kava delivers a rich, creamy beverage adaptable to individual or group serving preferences. To enrich the flavor profile of the kava, we recommend adding a splash of coconut milk. Coconut gives a tastier result that is sure to delight your taste buds. Have a pineapple (or other tropical fruit) chunk available for your guests as a tasty snack and kava chaser.



How to prepare a Noble Kava drink:

Whether you're crafting a single serving for yourself or preparing a larger batch for a gathering. Following the right preparation guidelines is key to creating the perfect Feo Kava drink. Here we present a step-by-step guide to help you make the best out of your Noble Feo Kava:

For one 20 oz serving or five 4 oz servings:

  1. Measure 20g of Feo Kava powder.
  2. Take 20oz of water in a blending vessel.
  3. Add the measured Feo Kava powder into the water.
  4. Blend the mixture for 4 minutes to allow the ingredients to integrate well.
  5. Strain the blended mixture to remove any residue, obtaining a smooth liquid.
  6. (Optional) For a creamier and tastier outcome, add 4 oz of coconut milk to the mixture.
  7. Your single-serving Feo Kava drinks stands ready for enjoyment.

For a gallon preparation (ideal for sharing):

  1. Measure 130g of Feo Kava powder.
  2. Pour 1 gallon of room temperature water into a large bowl, bucket, or a traditional tanoa bowl.
  3. Place the kava powder in a nut bag or cheesecloth.
  4. Dip the bag containing the powder into the water vessel.
  5. Massage the bag in the water for about 15 to 20 minutes. Or until reaching the desired potency for proper kavalactone extraction.
  6. (Optional) To enhance the flavor, add 20% of the gallon of water as coconut milk to the mixture. This means you will add 26 oz coconut milk and 102 oz water as your base liquid.
  7. Serve in coconut shells or glasses for immediate enjoyment, or store in a chilled gallon jug for later use. Ensure to shake the jug well before serving to mix the contents evenly.
  8. Your Feo Kava is ready for serving and sharing in a social setting, promising relaxation and communal enjoyment.

With these guidelines, you can craft the perfect Feo Kava drink. That suits our preferences ensuring a delightful and authentic kava experience each time.

Feo Kava offers an unparalleled experience of relaxation and tranquility. Through responsible sourcing and a deep understanding of the product. we bring you a kava experience that is not only delightful to the senses. It is also respectful to the communities that cultivate it.

Enjoy the rich, creamy, and nutty notes of Feo Kava while basking in the deep relaxation it promises. 

We invite you to share your experiences and connect with us through our Facebook page. Let the journey with Feo Kava Kava begin.


Frequently Asked Questions:

What are some kava products?
  • Kava Extracts: Concentrated kava in liquid or capsule form, suitable for those seeking a potent experience without traditional preparation.
  • Kava Drinks: Beverages made from kava powder and water. Modern options include ready-to-drink versions and kava-infused teas.
  • Kava Powder: The traditional ground root of the kava plant, used for preparing kava drinks. Available in varying strengths and strains.


What is kava used for?

Kava is traditionally used for its relaxing and calming effects. It's consumed as a drink, made from the root of the kava plant, and is popular in Pacific Island cultures. In modern times, it's also taken for anxiety relief and sleep aid.

What is a kava drink?
A kava drink is a traditional beverage made from the ground root of the kava plant, mixed with water. It's known for its calming effects and is widely consumed in Pacific Island cultures.
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