testing methodology by the american kava association. the official aka testing methodology for tudei kava utilizes the only tried and true, scientifically validated hplc method, performed by credentialed analytical chemists, in reputable fda registered third party laboratories, to make a proper and accurate determination of the chemotype of kava. educate consumers about kava and dispel myths about it. work hand- in- hand with trade organizations as well as regulatory agencies at the local, state, and federal level to protect kava from unreasonable government regulations, as well as unscrupulous companies who pose a threat to the kava industry. true kava is non- profit corporation dedicated to the traditional use of kava ( piper methysticum). we practice and promote the same standards and traditions that have kept kava prominent and safe in the south pacific for thousands of years. i' m curious about the american kava association ( americankavaassociation. org), does anyone have any information on them? looks like they want to be like true kava ( truekava. com) but they don' t provide all the same information.