New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup
May 5, 2016 – 9:18 am | One Comment

New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup

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New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup
May 5, 2016 – 9:18 am | One Comment

Our range of Suma organic coconut products now includes this rich amber nectar extracted from coconut tree flower buds. Coconut blossom syrup is 100% natural. We source it from trees grown on sustainable, smallholder farms in Indonesia.

Naturally sweet & delicious

Naturally sweet & delicious

The flowers are collected from specifically selected trees, allowing others to continue their growth into mature coconuts. Each farmer takes great care and pride so consequently many trees are between 25-40 years old with some reaching up to 60 years old.

Great as an alternative sweetener, perfect for baking and delicious drizzled on fruit, in yoghurt, or over ice cream. Add a case (LJ300) to your next order!

Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem
May 2, 2016 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem

When it comes to simple and nutritious British food, you can’t go far wrong with the humble barley grain. It’s a wonderfully versatile cereal grain with a rich nutlike flavour and an appealing chewy, pasta-like consistency.

Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries
May 2, 2016 – 11:54 am | No Comment
Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries

When it comes to pearl barley recipes, pudding may not be the first thing that springs to mind. But simmered with coconut milk, rosewater and berries, this humble grain is transformed into a comforting yet exotic pudding, with a zingy fruit flavour and a creamy texture.

Suma is looking for Evening Warehouse Workers
May 2, 2016 – 9:20 am | No Comment
Suma is looking for Evening Warehouse Workers

We are currently recruiting

We are pleased to announce that we are looking to recruit part time workers for evening shifts at our Elland warehouse. Successful candidates will initially be trained in order picking but may …

Japanese Visitors!
April 22, 2016 – 12:01 pm | No Comment
Japanese Visitors!

Here at Suma we are always keen to share information about cooperative working.

Member Profile: Emily Harwood
April 20, 2016 – 4:25 pm | No Comment
Member Profile: Emily Harwood

Emily’s Member Profile

How long have you worked at Suma and why did you initially join?
I have been at Suma for just over a year now. Many things appealed to me; Suma’s ethical views, all members …

National Vegetarian Week
April 11, 2016 – 12:39 pm | One Comment
National Vegetarian Week

National Vegetarian Week is 16th – 22nd May
The brilliantly talented Leonardo da Vinci – artist, inventor, mathematician, scientist, engineer and sculptor of the Italian Renaissance once said:
“The time will come when men such as I will …

Suma are attending Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016
April 8, 2016 – 1:41 pm | No Comment
Suma are attending Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016

We’ll be exhibiting once again at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April. Sunday 17th & Monday 18th April 2016, ExCel, London

The Seven Principles: A lesson in co-operation
March 30, 2016 – 10:19 am | No Comment
The Seven Principles: A lesson in co-operation

Suma visits Rochdale Pioneers Museum
A trip to the birthplace of the co-operative movement inspires us to revisit our founding principles
As part of our ongoing mission to champion the co-operative cause, a few of us from …

Porridge Oats back in stock
March 30, 2016 – 9:36 am | No Comment
Porridge Oats back in stock

Fill your breakfast bowls with goodness!
We’re happy to announce that our porridge oats are now back in stock and apologise for the delay which occurred as an indirect result of the UK flooding earlier this year.
Bursting …

Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with Stellar Organics
March 7, 2016 – 2:43 pm | No Comment
Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with Stellar Organics

Stellar Organics Ethical Wine Brand
Stellar is one of South Africa’s largest organic wine producers and is a leading ethical wine brand in the UK. Stellar is a passionate and innovative winery, continually pushing the boundaries …