Korean visitors see Suma in action
October 22, 2014 – 5:30 pm | No Comment

On Thursday 16th October we were very lucky to host 16 visitors from South Korea, here as part of a trip around Europe to find out how Europeans run social enterprises and worker owned businesses.
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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.

Winter Brochure 2014
September 4, 2014 – 7:29 am | No Comment
Winter Brochure 2014

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

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

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.

New Suma organic hamper
August 28, 2014 – 3:59 am | No Comment
New Suma organic hamper

The gift that keeps on giving.
Suma Product Code: BT351
To celebrate a little slice of Suma, we’ve very carefully selected a mix of our favourite vegan, organic Suma products, and presented them in a beautiful hamper, …

A Vegetarian Nursery in Hebden Bridge
July 21, 2014 – 9:29 am | 2 Comments
A Vegetarian Nursery in Hebden Bridge

Long time Suma Customer, Crossley Mill Nursery, sits in a beautiful canal-side location in the heart of Hebden Bridge. It is housed in an old mill that was specially converted in 1998 on the initiative of a group of parents who were keen to secure better childcare for under 5’s in the Upper Calder Valley. It cares for up to 46 children from 0-5 years.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies
May 8, 2014 – 9:02 am | No Comment
Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies

Sheena’s organic crunchy peanut butter brownie.

Experts In Export, Meet the Suma Export Team.
April 28, 2014 – 11:22 am | 2 Comments
Experts In Export, Meet the Suma Export Team.

Suma has been selling across the World for about 10 years. It all started quite quietly with a few customers. We only really began to take exporting seriously about five years ago and are now at the point where we’ve seen this part of our business grow to about 14% of total sales, a figure which continues to increase.

We are a small team, normally just three people working each day. Between us we speak French, Spanish, Italian, German, Greek, Mandarin and Portuguese.

My Golden Ticket
April 24, 2014 – 9:28 am | No Comment
My Golden Ticket

After eating my weight in chocolate, we were moved onto the main event – being wheeled around the factory and making our very own chocolate bars. Clad in hairnets and white jackets we headed straight into the extremely pristine factory. Vats of dark, milk & white chocolate dominated the

Spring Brochure
March 31, 2014 – 1:40 pm | No Comment
Spring Brochure

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.