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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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.

UK Coffee Week (7-13th April 2014)
March 7, 2014 – 8:47 am | No Comment
UK Coffee Week (7-13th April 2014)

UK Coffee Week (7-13th April 2014) is the largest national campaign to bring together the coffee industry and coffee consumers with the aim of helping to bring clean water to coffee growing countries.
The campaign is …

New products from Ecoleaf
February 28, 2014 – 8:30 am | No Comment
New products from Ecoleaf

We believe it’s possible to have effective, natural cleaning products that are safe and that don’t cost the earth. It’s been almost five years since we launched our own brand of cleaning products and we’re …

August bank holiday deliveries 2015
November 21, 2013 – 11:07 am | No Comment
August bank holiday deliveries  2015

August bank holiday deliveries
It’s bank holiday time again soon, and we’ve made special arrangements to ensure you get your Suma deliveries during this period.
Please have a look at your order and delivery days for 28th …

Make yourself a traditional Christmas Pomander
November 21, 2013 – 6:54 am | One Comment
Make yourself a traditional Christmas Pomander

Oranges and clementines are in season in the winter time and we know they are a fantastic source of vitamin C.

Traidcraft fighting unfairness
November 15, 2013 – 12:48 pm | No Comment
Traidcraft fighting unfairness

The Fairtrade programme is doing good things here. The village where I live now has clean water and receives electricity. It’s very exciting – we never believed this would be possible!