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Happy Hippo Offers Lower Price on Kratom (Here's Why and How)

To kick off 2022, Happy Hippo has lowered prices on all Kratom powders, passing those savings onto you.
Featured image of a Happy Hippo branded packet of Green Maeng Da kratom powder, being filled from a machine in a sterile lab-like environment.

You asked - we listened. 

To kick off 2022, we lowered prices on all Kratom powders. 

Our sources of small batch powders, pathogen sterilization, independent lab-testing and in-house AKA-GMP compliant packaging processes will not change.

Though years of loyalty to the same farmers and sources - we’ve been able to negotiate prices down to an all-time low. We also bought the machines to package nearly everything ourselves. The bulk of this savings will be passed onto you. 

Although Happy Hippo will never be the cheapest Kratom (see reasons below), we hope our price cuts will make a difference in your life. Especially for those, like me, who use Happy Hippo Kratom everyday. Kratom is amazing. 

The plan is to keep the lower prices in place indefinitely, however, the Kratom industry and supply chains can be highly erratic. So please try to roll with the punches! 

Why is Happy Hippo More Expensive to Begin With?

The number one complaint has always been that Happy Hippo is more expensive than other brands. 

Unfortunately, this is true for us too. 

We probably pay 4 or 5 times more for our finished product than most other brands.

Here is why -

  1. We only source most-mature, alkaloid-rich Kratom. As you know, Happy Hippo is not the cheap “gas station Kratom” that is elsewhere. Harvesting high-quality Kratom is definitely more expensive.
  2. Our Kratom is heat sterilized and lab-tested before we even receive it. This is a significant expense.
  3. We also send out our small batches for another round of independent lab-testing. We legitimately don’t want people getting sick. This isn’t super expensive but most other companies don’t do this.
  4. We try to donate $10,000/month to the American Kratom Association. Their advocacy has been key to keeping Kratom safe and legal. We were one of their first AKA-GMP approved vendors.
  5. Locally, we have our own advocacy efforts. Nearly every member of Congress in Idaho knows what Kratom is and why it is not the boogieman that others claim. Many representatives use Happy Hippo Kratom too! 
  6. We ship faster than Amazon. 
  7. No one at Happy Hippo makes less than $16.00/hour. Idaho’s minimum wage is $7.25/hour. $7.25/hour is not a livable wage. We are adding health insurance for in 2022 too. 

For more info, check out our post on buying Kratom safely.

Happy Hippo may never be the cheapest Kratom but you’ll always get a product that works really well. If you don’t - just email us and we’ll replace it. It’s that simple!

We appreciate your loyalty through the years, you have made Happy Hippo an amazing company and your support has enriched more lives than you know. 

We will follow up with another post about our plans for Happy Hippo in 2022 and keeping Kratom safe and legal. 

Happy New Year!

~ Puddles Hippo & The Happy Hippo Family 

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William Roberts

I’ve been a loyal customer for years because the quality is always top-notch and your customer service is the best. Packages are always shipped within a day of ordering and when I did have a package delivered to the wrong address it was reshipped immediately. Love you guys and thanks for all your hard work!

Dillon M

I don’t mind paying the extra for my Kratom because I know it will be the best quality possible. I enjoyed the little peek into your operations and am happy to know you help the AKA Kratom has been a life saver for me and we have to keep it available to those who need it.

Leigh P.

I love the sales, rewards points, and now, the lowered prices! Amazing! I hope Puddles considers adding Cheerful Hippo, the Red Riau New Year’s Special, to the future menu (if at all possible!)

Maria Villarreal

Happy new year! Ok that out of the way! That’s really awesome that you are lowering prices at a time when it seems like everything else is going up in price. So that really does make a difference. I have tried other vendors but your great product and even greater customer service kept me coming back. Let me just say this- twice this year my order was lost and after filing a claim with the delivery company you sent me a replacement no questions asked. ( I do pay the insurance ). Your staff is always quick to reply to emails even on weekends and after hours. The kratom is by far the best. I will be a life long customer. The fact that you are truly dedicated to fighting to keep kratom legal and making a donation every month speaks volumes. You are not just in it for the money like most vendors out there. So keep up the great work ! I am one happy hippo fan!


I think it’s amazingly great that you are able to lower your prices. I’ve tried a number of vendors in the past, and your products have always been steps above in terms of quality and consistency. And that’s something I have been willing to pay for. I’m a cancer survivor (fingers crossed!) and nothing has worked better for my mood and general outlook on life than Hippo products. Keep up the good work, keep treating your people right, and best wishes for the new year!