Publications

Fiji Kava Quality Manual

27 Jul 2017

Kava is an important agricultural commodity for a number of Pacific Island Countries, forming an integral part of cultural, economic and social life. Given the importance of kava to Pacific livelihoods and its significant market and export potential, PHAMA prioritizes assistance to the crop. This manual is a guide for all involved in the production of kava. It can be used as a tool to gauge progress at improving the quality of the kava. With this manual, kava farmers, processors and exporters can better equip themselves with the information and advice they need to advance at domestic, regional and international levels.

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The Fiji Kava Standard

27 Jul 2017

The Fiji Kava Standard establishes a level of quality that is applicable to all kava products used as food or food ingredient and/or other kava products intended for human consumption. Developed with the Fiji Kava Quality Manual, the Kava Standard sets a benchmark for farmers, processors and exporters involved in the production of quality kava. The standard also allows stakeholders to ensure a consistent production of quality kava products.

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National Quality Standard for Kava Exports, Vanuatu

30 Sep 2016

Kava is a significant export commodity in Vanuatu, generating an estimated VUV807 million (AUD 10 million) in annual export earnings, and providing income to over 30,000 households across many of the country’s islands. PHAMA’s assistance to the Vanuatu kava industry is aimed at improving quality assurance systems and standards to ensure that market access into Europe and other markets is maintained. This standard is part of PHAMA’s efforts at raising awareness of correct production, processing and storage at all levels of kava production.

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Kwaliti Standed Blong Kava Blong Ekspotem, Vanuatu

30 Sep 2016

PHAMA has developed the Vanuatu National Quality Standard for Kava Exports into a translated version for the benefit of Vanuatu's Bislama-speaking kava farmers and exporters. The standard is aimed at aimed at improving quality assurance systems and standards to ensure that market access into Europe and other markets is maintained. This standard is also part of PHAMA’s efforts at raising awareness of correct production, processing and storage at all levels of kava production.

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Gaed blong kwaliti blong kava

06 Nov 2013

Insaed long buk ia yu save faenem ol gaedlaen blong gudfala fasin blong prodiusem mo ekspotem kava long Vanuatu. Buk ia i tokbaot ol impoten wok we yumi mas mekem taem we yumi planem, prosesem mo handelem kava, blong yumi save gat wan gudfala prodak blong ekspotem. Insaed ia tu igat sam infomesen long saed...Read More

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