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To all our amazing customers. We are delighted to announce that Outside-In in Aptos has purchased the True Olive Connection from Susan Pappas on August 5, 2022.

Over the last 12 years Susan has created outstanding products, Gold Medal winning small batch Olive Oil and exquisite vinegars. Susan has developed products recognized not just in California but across the world. These products have no equal and Susan has developed Oil and Vinegar suppliers with a bottling process designed to ensure the highest quality, freshness and purity. Susan is also renowned for creating amazing food pairings and recipe ideas for all her customers. The only way Susan could consider retiring was if she found a new home to continue the True Olive Connection for years to come. Susan found that opportunity at Outside-In and its owner Alisa Hart.

Outside-In has been a mainstay of the Aptos community for over 26 years as an outstanding gift, jewelry and home decor store and has been selling True Olive Connection products for several years. With our Aptos retail stores we have the ideal location for our customers to continue to enjoy the True Olive Connection products as well as online sales.

I am so delighted Susan chose Outside-In to ensure her fabulous products continue to be available to her large and very loyal customer base. To have such a high profile, product of the quality Susan provided is an amazing opportunity for us. We can’t wait to bring the entire portfolio over to our customers we are so grateful Susan trusted us to carry her legacy on into the future– Alisa Hart Owner Outside-In

Quote from Susan:
I have poured my heart into creating and growing the True Olive Collection, finding the amazing sources I have, creating the flavors, finding ways to pair our Oil and Vinegar with exquisite food selections has become a passion for me. I have developed great friends with my suppliers and our customers. I want to thank everyone for supporting me over the last 12 years and I am just so delighted Alisa and Outside-In will be the new home of True Olive Connection and I so excited for the next chapter – Susan Pappas Owner True Olive Connection.

For further information please contact Alisa Hart at 831 684 0186 or or