Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | One Comment

What is the challenge?
June 2017 was officially the Marine Conservation Society’s  ‘Plastic Challenge’ month.
This is the third year of the challenge, which encourages people to pledge to cut down the amount of single-use plastics they …

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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.

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.

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 | 3 Comments
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.

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

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.

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

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 …