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

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.

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Quick customer survey – prizes to be won!
February 1, 2016 – 5:00 am | No Comment
Quick customer survey – prizes to be won!

Here at Suma HQ we’re constantly striving to develop and improve our offering to you, our customers. Whether it be our delivery options, product range or customer service, we want to offer you the best we possibly can. In order to do this, we need your help!

Suma Coconut Oil now in a 1kg jar
November 5, 2015 – 8:11 am | 2 Comments
Suma Coconut Oil now in a 1kg jar

Pure coconut, nothing added. Following the successful launch of our odourless, culinary coconut oil, made especially for fine cooking, we’re introducing our new 1kg size, packaged in a recyclable and reusable tub made from PET #1 material.

Chocolate Caramel Slices
October 29, 2015 – 10:50 am | One Comment
Chocolate Caramel Slices

Recipe by Christine Bailey for BonPom
A deliciously sweet treat, rich and indulgent. You can cut into
slices and freeze to make an iced bar.

Apricot, aduki bean and chestnut balls
October 1, 2015 – 9:49 am | No Comment
Apricot, aduki bean and chestnut balls

Mix the chopped vegetables together with the melted coconut oil in an ovenproof dish. Season with salt and black pepper and sprinkle over the herbs. Roast in the oven for 18-20 minutes.

Suma Driver Profile
July 30, 2015 – 9:59 am | 2 Comments
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.

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.

Spring Summer brochure 2015
March 26, 2015 – 1:58 pm | No Comment
Spring Summer brochure 2015

This Spring Suma are offering lots of great new products, these are included in our new Spring Summer brochure, so here’s a taster from us, Suma, the workers cooperative where things are altogether better.

Suma Customer Yellowbellys shop named top for vegans and vegetarians
October 27, 2014 – 11:31 am | No Comment
Suma Customer Yellowbellys shop named top for vegans and vegetarians

Suma Customer Linda Wardale, owner of Yellowbellys on Gordon Road off Bailgate, is now the proud owner of a Viva! Award certificate.

Suma Soaps Handmade and Exclusive
September 12, 2014 – 11:20 am | No Comment
Suma Soaps Handmade and Exclusive

Owners and Willy Wonkas of the soap world are two ex Suma co-op members. They used to work with us here, until they swapped the people’s republic of Suma for soap making, and they haven’t looked back.