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  1. Why choose a cannabis-infused edible?

    There are a number of reasons why edibles may be preferable over other methods of cannabis consumption. Sometimes an individual is looking for a discreet, uninvasive option due to their environment- or they may be looking for longer, more sustained effects. Check out our blog post for more information.

  2. What types of products do you offer?

    We currently offer four categories of cannabis edibles: KIVA Chocolate Bars, TERRA Chocolate Bites, CAMINO Gummies, and PETRA Mints. These products come in a variety of potency levels and flavors, so users with different needs can find the perfect product for their desired experience.

    Kiva Chocolate Bars

    Our THC bars come in several potency levels and six flavors: Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Blackberry, Tangerine, Mint Irish Cream, and Vanilla Chai.

    Our CBD bars come in Espresso Dark Chocolate and Ginger Dark Chocolate. They have a 1:1 ratio of CBD and THC for a calm and relaxing effect.

    Camino Gummies

    Our gummies pair custom combinations of THC, CBD, and a range of carefully curated terpenes to produce a tailored a tailored cannabis experience like no other, and transport you to a "California state of mind." 

    Petra Mints

    Kiva's first non-chocolate confection. At 2.5MG of THC, Petra mints are our lightest dose, and come in two refreshing, sugar-free and vegan flavors.

    Terra Bites

    Kiva's bite-sized Terra bites contain 5MG of THC each and are available in two flavors: blueberries covered in milk chocolate and espresso beans covered in dark chocolate. 

    Singles

    Both Petra and Terra products are offered as 10MG THC Singles, ideal for new and returning users of cannabis. With 10MG of THC total, they provide the perfect pocket-friendly dose.

  3. I don’t live in California. Can you ship to me out of state or internationally?

    Unfortunately, due to federal regulations, we are unable to mail or ship our products outside of California just yet. However, you can also find our products in Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois- and stay tuned for the addition of more new states.

    To find the closest Kiva-carrying Collective in one of the states listed above, please visit our interactive Find Us map.

  4. How do I know which product is best for me?

    We’re taking the guesswork out of edibles. Every KIVA product clearly displays THC content in milligrams, a reference for dosing and instructions for use.

    KIVA's confectioners mix in just the right amount of THC every time, giving patients the power to make an educated decision for a portion that’s right for them.

    If you’re new to edibles, you can start with any Kiva product and find your ideal dose. Petra mints contain 2.5MG THC each, while Camino Gummies, Kiva Bars, and Terra Bites boast 5MG THC per serving. These light servings allow you to feel in control of your edibles experience and find your Minimum Effective Dose (MED). All of our products are gluten-free, and our Petra mints are both sugar-free and vegan.

    Tolerance levels are different from person to person so it’s important that you start small and learn how your body reacts to THC before consuming higher doses. Always wait two hours for the full effects to be felt before consuming more.

  5. What is THC and what does it do?

    THC, short for tetrahydrocannabinol, is one of the natural compounds found in the resin, mostly on the reproductive organs (or “flowers”) of the cannabis plant. When used, either through ingestion or inhalation, it binds to cannabinoid receptors on nerve cells associated with thinking, memory, pleasure, coordination, and time perception and is known to provide pain relief and reduce anxiety.  

    Please consult with your doctor before trying KIVA.

  6. How do you know how much cannabis is in your product?

    THC is the active ingredient in cannabis that's responsible for many of its physiological effects. Cannabis is a broader term which can be used to describe any part of the plant. It's for this reason we quantifiy the THC content over the cannabis content on our labels. Our products range from 2.5MG THC, all the way up to 180MG THC, depending on which state you are located in. We adhere to strict safety and regulatory standards and do rigorous testing on each batch- so you can trust that every one of our products are clean, safe, consistent, and potent.

  7. How do you make your chocolate?

    The finest chocolate begins with the best beans. We acquire our chocolate from a source that selects cocoa beans from around the world for their quality to deliver a premium chocolate experience. The percentage of cacao in the chocolate is derived from the cocoa bean and excludes any other flavors or additives, natural or artificial. We use 54% Cacao Semisweet for our dark chocolate bars and Espresso Terra bites, while our milk chocolate bars and Blueberry Terra bites are made with a minimum of 34% Cacao. Our chocolate contains only the purest, natural ingredients delivering an indulgent, velvety smooth taste without the strong flavor of cannabis.

  8. How should I store KIVA?

    We strongly recommend storing your chocolates out of the reach of children. If you refrigerate or freeze your chocolate it may take on a dull look but won’t affect the taste or potency.  Please enjoy KIVA by the expiration date on the package to guarantee freshness. For more information be sure to read our blog post, Tips for Storing Cannabis Chocolate.

  9. Where can I find KIVA products?

    Check out the Find Us section to find a collective, dispensary or delivery service nearest you. Our products are available at fine cannabis dispensaries and collectives throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois.

  10. What strains do you use?

    KIVA Confections uses a mixed blend of Indica and Sativa strains and sources the highest quality cannabis from expert cultivators. 

  11. How do you test your products?

    We feel it is our responsibility as a 6 year old company to be leaders in this industry. Part of that leadership is a commitment to produce the highest quality products on the market. This is a commitment we've had since Day One and it guides every decision we make.

    In Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois, our company adheres to state-regulated testing protocol. Because California is currently an unregulated market, we wanted to provide our patients there with a detailed explanation of our standards in this state. 

    Please visit our Lab Testing page for an in-depth look at Kiva's Clean Cannabis program in California.

  12. Does the cannabis KIVA uses contain pesticides?

    Kiva Confections works with a third-party testing laboratory in California is ISO-certified, with over 73 years of analytical testing experience. Our testing protocols are in accordance with cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) established by the FDA for the manufacturing, packaging and distribution of over the counter (OTC) drugs. 

    Kiva does extensive testing at three levels of our manufacturing process to ensure that every lot of California Kiva Bars, Terra Bites, and Petra Mints has been tested and screened for potency, pesticides and microbial activity to assure that is the product meets the dosage label claim as well as safety standards established for consumables.  

    In Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois, Kiva Confections adheres to strict laboratory testing protocol to make sure we are providing safe, reliable, and consistent cannabis products to our patients, no matter where they are located.

    For more information on our lab testing program, visit our Lab Testing page on our website.

  13. How can I contact KIVA Confections?

    We’d love to hear from you! Please visit our Contact section for details on how to reach us.

  14. I have food allergies and dietary restrictions. Can I still enjoy your products?

    KIVA products are produced on shared equipment that may contain milk, soy or traces of nuts.

    All our products are gluten-free. Our Petra line of mints is sugar-free and vegan and contains the natural, plant-derived sweetener xylitol.

    Kiva products are not Kosher at this time.

  15. What CBD-rich products do you offer?

    Our Sparkling Pear Camino Gummies flavor debuted in November 2018 and contains 6MG of CBD per serving and 2MG of THC, for a social, euphoric experience without any anxiety. We officially debuted our Espresso Dark Chocolate CBD bar and Ginger Dark Chocolate CBD bar in California mid-2016. Our CBD bars are a 1:1 balance of THC and CBD, allowing for a sensation of relaxed calm rather than the psychoactive high associated with pure THC. 

    If you'd like to learn more, visit kivaconfections.com/cbd.

  16. I have a dispensary and wish to carry KIVA. How can I place an order?

    We’re always looking for state compliant delivery or retail partners who share our passion for artisanal edibles. Visit our Contact section and complete the New Account Form. 

  17. I want to work for KIVA.

    As we continue to grow we’re always looking for new talent to join us at KIVA Confections.

    Visit our Careers page for more information.