organic antioxidant rich extra virgin


Dr. Kavvadia was among the first producers worldwide to produce and bottle two rare and local varieties, Lianelia of Corfu and Thiako, and was the first producer ever to win Gold quality awards in New York and Tokyo, showing the potential of our amazing local varieties and making them known to a wider public.

Dr. Kavvadia produces olive oil from two local and rare varieties, Lianelia and Thiako.

Lianolia (Olea europea var. craneomorpha). Also known as Merolia, Ladolia, Korfolia, Dopia

The predominant variety found in Corfu. Most trees are of centenarian origin, dating back at least 300 years. The olive oil produced contains surprisingly high levels of antioxidant polyphenols, which according to many studies are beneficial in many ways for our health. An olive oil with a well balanced fruity, bitter and pungent. Spicy and aromatic with a beautiful aftertaste.

Sensory profile of Almond, Herbs, Freshly cut grass, Artichoke, Red pepper

Thiako (Olea europea var.) Also known as Anoisana, Plexidenia, Dopia

A rare variety, it originates from Cephalonia island and Ithaca island. Dr. Kavvadia has found enough trees in Corfu in order to produce this olive oil. It also contains high levels of antioxidant polyphenols. It is an olive oil with a complex fruity bouquet and a mild bitter and pungent. Tasty and structured, a must try!

Sensory profile of Camomile, Almond, Green apple, Freshly cut grass, Herbs.

olive oil bottles

The Dr Kavvadia olive oil, is available in 500ml, 250ml & 100ml

Health claim.

Dr. Kavvadia olive oil contains very high levels of antioxidant polyphenols

According to the EU Regulation 432/2012 “olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress, in the context of a balanced diet”. This claim can only be made for olive oil with a content of at least 5mg hydrotyrosol and it’s derivatives (e.g. eleuropein and tyrosol complex) to 20g of olive oil (250mg/kg) until the end of its shelf life.

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) certifies that the daily consumption of 20g (1.5 tablespoons) of Dr. Kavvadia Olive Oil protect the blood lipids from oxidative stress.

Health benefits of EVOO based on studies

  • Protects heart from oxidative stress
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Reduces inflamation
  • Lowers bad cholesterol
  • Slows Alzheimers progression
  • Stroke prevention
  • Cancer prevention
  • Diabetes type II prevention
  • Helps overcome depression
If you want to try our Organic Antioxidant Rich Extra Virgin Olive Oil, look no further. You can visit our online shop and order your olive oil now!