Lower price will benefit all

THE report in FT 13/1 about the European Union (EU) lifting the kava export ban has left an entrepreneur speculating on the implications because of the high price of local kava.

“I don’t know what to expect because we don’t even know whether the EU will be able to accommodate this price,” Lami Kava director Donny Jason Yee said.

This newspaper on Friday visited three kava exporters to gauge their reaction to the recent lifting of the EU kava export ban.

I see a simple solution — lower the price of yaqona and we all benefit.

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