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The Governor Premium Unfiltered Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Elevate Your Health and Meals with the Best Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil on the Market

A very fine extra virgin olive oil from Corfu island, with fresh aroma and taste, rich in texture and healthy antioxidants. An excellent extra virgin olive oil from Corfu island, with fresh aroma and flavour, rich in texture and beneficial antioxidants. The Governor Olive Oil is exclusively produced from a centenarian “lianolia” 100 – 500 years old olive tree variety existing only on the island of Corfu.


  • 100% Premium high phenolic, early harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Produced naturally with minimal impact on the environment, non-irrigated and no use of chemicals. Cold pressed within hours at lower-than-normal temperatures. Olives are harvested early from trees ranging from 100 to 500 years old.
  • Early harvest, the olives are picked a few weeks after those used for our limited edition. Still extremely high in polyphenols, consistently 2 x greater than the EU health claim regulation. High in oleocanthal and oleacein.
  • Low yield, maximum quality. Only 9000-11000 bottles are produced each year.
  • Used by many of our customers for gastronomy as well as for its health benefits.
  • Supplied in 500ml bottles.
  • Producer, The Dafnis family
  • Family farm, Olive Fabrica
  • Country of origin, Corfu
  • Harvest date October 2023
  • Tasting notes. A robust EVOO with the aroma of fresh cut grass. Fruity, earthy, grassy with a long peppery finish. Not quite as peppery as our Limited edition due to the lower polyphenol levels.


Polyphenol Content - Certificate of analysis will be published as soon as it is available.

Harvest of 2022 Product Specification

Origin Aghios Matthaios – Corfu
Olive Variety Lianolia Kerkiras (100%)
Oleocanthal 420 mg/Kg
Oleacein 330 mg/Kg
Oleocanthal + Oleacein (index D1) 751 mg/Kg
Ligstroside aglycon (monoaldehyde form) 74 mg/Kg
Oleuropein aglycon (monoaldehyde form) 475mg/Kg
Ligstroside aglycon (dialdehyde form) 200 mg/Kg
Oleuropein aglycon (dialdehyde form) 82 mg/Kg
Total tyrosol derivatives 694mg/Kg
Total hydroxytyrosol derivatives 488 mg/Kg
Total phenols analyzed 1.182mg/Kg

Download the CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS 2022 from the World Olive Center for Health.


We ship within five working days using a Royal Mail 48 hr tracked and signed for service.


10% of all purchases will be donated to the Pink Ribbon Foundation.
Supporting those affected by breast cancer.


As a health influencer, I understand the benefits of extra virgin olive oil, but not all olive oil is created equal, far from it. It’s important to choose a brand with high phenolic content that is harvested early and cold pressed. The Governor, now my go-to olive oil brand, accomplishes all these feats and it also tastes amazing.
Allison Stubbings
The Governor Premium Edition Cold-Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil is outstanding in quality and taste. The customer service received is second to none. He was very understanding when I ran out and I was unwell- I was not able to place my order before Christmas. Nevertheless, he posted it out to me quickly so I was not without. Thank you so much.
Yasmiin Ibrahim
I consider the Governor one of the best high phenolic oils Greece produces and always include in my tastings. Cannot think of a more caring and beautiful gift to yourself or a loved one!
Irini Tzortzoglou- Greek cook and winner of the MasterChef 2019 UK
Reverting to an inferior oil after tasting The Governor would be very difficult, I am hooked!
Adele Francis
I have been using The Governor Evoo for years now. As a breast and lung cancer survivor, I have used olive oil therapeutically and drink it every day as well as adding it to most meals. The protective properties of this life-giving oil are not to be underestimated, and it is a great
addition to a healthy diet containing polyphenols and oleocanthal.
Sarah Williams (Unravelled Health)
Having also done a blind taste test with other premium brands I can honestly say that the Governor far surpasses anything else on the market in its outstanding taste and quality. It has a rich, silky texture, amazingly delicious flavour and there is absolutely no comparison to any other olive oil.
Francesca Hall
The Governor Premium is smoothingly smooth and yet full of Corfiot character. Either start your morning served straight up with a daily peppery kick or drizzle its goodness to finish any deserving dish a little goes a long way. Only dress with the best!
Cook your way to health

Healthy Extra Virgin Olive Oil Recipes

Many people choose extra virgin olive oil simply for the delicious flavour and aroma that it adds to any dish but beyond its culinary use, it is also incredibly nutritious and acts as a wonderful health supplement that helps us to feel full and satisfied for longer, which can be an important aid in weight loss.

Benefits of olive oil

High phenolic EVOO is the healthiest and highest quality extra virgin olive oil.

HP olive oils are made from unripe green olives harvested early in the season, which are processed using specific methods that preserve their high phenolic content. They must pass sensory and chemical tests plus a chemical analysis of polyphenol levels.

The Governor was the first ever to be awarded the health claim. It was scientifically tested at the University of Athens and compared with the results of 700 other olive oil samples, from 30 different olive varieties from around the world. It was found to contain 7 x higher than the average samples.

The Governor EVOO contains consistently between 1000-1500 mg/kg (total phenols) 1000 mg/kg (Oleocanthal and Oleacein) These phenolic antioxidant compounds have been found to possess powerful anti-inflammatory properties which have been associated with decreased inflammation, improved cognitive function, lower incidence of diabetes, and improved cardiovascular health.

In comparison to other extra virgin olive oils you may find in the shops they can vary significantly and range from anything between 50-250mg/kg

Take the first step towards a healthier lifestyle and order our premium extra virgin olive oil.