Product spotlight: coconut oil
August 11, 2015 – 2:47 pm | No Comment

Read all about coconut oil, and it’s culinary, health and household uses. Learn about the different types of coconut oil, production process and view Suma’s large range of coconut oil brands.

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Organic your September!
August 25, 2015 – 1:34 pm | No Comment

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Our friends at The Soil Association are encouraging people to make one small change to their shopping habits and buy organic this September.

The Soil Association has lead on developing the Organic September campaign for a number of years, with great success for sales and increased consumer awareness through press and events. 2015 takes this further with some exciting new branding and a socially-led engagement campaign to really build consumer participation.

The idea

“We are, more or less, aware that organic is a better choice. But through habit or budget, we continue to do what we do and buy what we have always bought. For the month of September, I want to make a definitive choice and make one small change to my shopping habits and also share my thoughts about this change with those that I care about.”
Organic Your September

There’s a brand new campaign ‘ask’ this year; ‘Organic Your September’. Consumers are encouraged to make and share their small change.  The Soil Association want to make going organic as achievable as possible, so throughout September they’ll be sharing 30 small organic changes that are affordable and easy.  They’ll be calling on people to share their small change is for a chance to win great organic prizes. This campaign will provide valuable insights into how people engage with organics and what motivates them. There will be weekly themes by sector, to ensure there are plenty of opportunities to get involved.

What will happen?

If you’re a retailer you’ll have been sent a Soil Association organic toolkit with your Suma order, to help you participate in Organic September. The whole campaign will be driven by a combination of point of sale promotions and offers, digital content and a social media to motivate consumers to buy organic and suggest small changes to help them do this. Keep an eye on Suma’s Facebook page too, as we’ll have our usual array of organic recipes and inspiration!

Get involved!
There are a ton of ways to get involved and help make a difference.
For more information visit www.soilassociation.org
Follow @SoilAssociation on twitter or visit www.facebook.com/soilassociation and share!

If you want to stock up on organics for September, try using our advanced product search to search through the 3,000 plus organic products we have available.

Product spotlight: coconut oil
August 11, 2015 – 2:47 pm | No Comment
Product spotlight: coconut oil

Read all about coconut oil, and it’s culinary, health and household uses. Learn about the different types of coconut oil, production process and view Suma’s large range of coconut oil brands.

Delivery changes for South East customers
August 3, 2015 – 6:46 am | No Comment
Delivery changes for South East customers

Good news if you live in London and the South East – We’ve recently set up a new Southern Distribution Centre and are expanding our service in your area. For many regions we’ll be able to offer additional delivery days, and in some cases your order and delivery days will be changing.

Suma Driver Profile
July 30, 2015 – 9:59 am | One Comment
Suma Driver Profile

I have been at Suma for 14 years. When I started we were based in a redundant mill building in Halifax, and our fleet of vehicles certainly wasn’t what it is today.

Supplier profile: Scarlett & Mustard
July 16, 2015 – 11:34 am | 2 Comments
Supplier profile: Scarlett & Mustard

Dressings and preserves experts Scarlett & Mustard share with us the delicious secrets of their success.

Do you have super powders?
June 26, 2015 – 1:42 pm | No Comment
Do you have super powders?

The big news in health foods right now is nutrient-dense superfood powders, if the way they’re flying out of our warehouse is any indication. Here we’re giving you the lowdown on some of our most popular superfood powders, why they are so beneficial and how to incorporate them into your diet.

Product Recall – Suma Peanut Butter Crunchy – No Salt 700G
June 3, 2015 – 3:08 pm | No Comment
Product Recall – Suma Peanut Butter Crunchy – No Salt 700G

During December 2014 Suma received a complaint about a foreign body in one of our jars of peanut butter.
We take every complaint about the quality of Suma products extremely seriously, and as such, our Quality …

A healthy alternative for cooking & baking
May 15, 2015 – 9:44 am | 2 Comments
A healthy alternative for cooking & baking

With all the benefits of coconut but none of the strong flavours, our new odourless coconut oil is a versatile addition to your cooking repertoire. Coconut oil benefits from a low melting point and high smoke point, so it can be used to replace butter in your baking but is also ideal for stir fries and roasting.

Product spotlight: coconut sugar
May 14, 2015 – 1:46 pm | No Comment
Product spotlight: coconut sugar

Coconut sugar is a wonderful alternative to white or brown sugar in baking. It is much less refined, has a low glycemic index and contains essential vitamins and minerals unlike normal sugar. It’s easy to use and makes your baking taste wonderful.

Inspiring products lined up for Barcelona’s Free From Food Expo
May 6, 2015 – 3:45 pm | No Comment
Inspiring products lined up for Barcelona’s Free From Food Expo

Here at Suma we have a wide range of free-from foods to offer, and we’re thrilled to be exhibiting them at this year’s Free-From Foods Expo in Barcelona.

Product spotlight: tamari
April 21, 2015 – 10:41 am | No Comment
Product spotlight: tamari

Tamari is a traditional Japanese sauce which lends itself to many styles of cooking. It is naturally gluten-free, unlike soy sauce and can also be used as a salt substitute. Learn more about how to use Tamari in this post.