New Suma essential oil soap range, Available from the 1st September..
August 28, 2014 – 5:09 am | No Comment

Every one of these twelve new and beautiful soaps has been carefully hand crafted using a blend of olive oil, coconut oil, and shea butter. We’ve used an age-old traditional method that means each bar retains all of the soap’s naturally released glycerine. It’s a method which helps produce a wonderfully natural moisturising soap, with a rich creamy lather which is kind and nourishing to even the most sensitive of skins.

Read the full story »

The Suma range of food and household products. Our products are sourced ethically, with the environment in mind.


Delicious vegetarian recipes created in our very own Suma canteen. Healthy meals, and a healthy amount of cakes too.


Environmental issues, sustainable business practices, climate change, recycling, green living and more.


New developments and activities at Suma, press releases, and updates we think you’ll be interested in.


Suma is the uk’s largest workers’ cooperative. We operate equal pay and are democratically run by our members.

Home » Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegan

Springtime Minestrone

Submitted by on May 6, 2011 – 9:12 amNo Comment

This recipe is from the new Suma cook book (BK082) and is free with any order.


Serves 4
(Vegan if using vegan pesto)
225g (8oz) mixed green vegetables (we used asparagus, broad beans and spring onions).
700ml hot Suma vegetable bouillon (LJ214)
140g (5oz) cooked Suma spaghetti (WT120) chopped into small lengths
1 can Suma Butter beans (VF645)
3 tblsp Suma Pesto alla Siciliana (KJ160) or your own handmade pesto!


1 Cut the green vegetables into equal sized pieces and place into a medium sized pan.

2 Pour over stock, bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer until vegetables are cooked, will only take 3-5 mins.

3 Stir in the cooked pasta, butter beans and 1 tblsp of the pesto. Warm through, then ladle into bowls and top each with another drizzle of pesto.

Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.