Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | No 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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Quinoa Tabouleh
December 17, 2010 – 8:18 am | No Comment
Quinoa Tabouleh

Quinoa originates from the Inca people of South America, where it has been an important foodstuff for over 6,000 years. Today it is recognized in the western world for its high protein content and balanced set of amino acids. It is also gluten free and a good source of fibre, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. Simple to prepare, it is often used as a base for salads, but is also an ideal alternative to rice or couscous.

Barley grain stuffed peppers
December 16, 2010 – 3:46 pm | One Comment
Barley grain stuffed peppers

Barley is considered to be an excellent ingredient for providing soluble fibre, which helps to reduce cholesterol in the blood. It is also rich in niacin and iron.

Millet and vegetable gratinee
November 26, 2010 – 2:14 pm | 3 Comments
Millet and vegetable gratinee

Millet has a similar protein content to wheat, and is rich in B vitamins, calcium, iron, potassium and zinc. Millet is very versatile and is an ideal alternative to buckwheat, rice or quinoa. It is also gluten free.

Who are Suma Wholefoods?
June 4, 2010 – 10:23 am | No Comment

Suma members explain job diversity and working for the largest workers cooperative in the UK.

Lord Prices’ Market Report – May – Prices go nuts
May 13, 2010 – 12:20 pm | No Comment
Lord Prices’ Market Report – May – Prices go nuts

Lord Price works in Suma’s purchasing team, and brings you up to date news on the commodity food market.

Trevaskis Farm – a unique shopping experience
May 13, 2010 – 12:15 pm | No Comment
Trevaskis Farm – a unique shopping experience

A look at Suma Customer Trevaskis farm, who operate a functioning farm, shop, butchery and restaurant in the heart of Cornwall.

Gemma Sayers needlework masterpiece
May 13, 2010 – 12:04 pm | No Comment
Gemma Sayers needlework masterpiece

Suma customer, Gemma Sayers shows of her creative side by upcycling some Suma packaging in to a useful waterproof apron.

Suma members help raise money for charity in the dusk till dawn challenge
May 1, 2010 – 8:10 am | No Comment
Suma members help raise money for charity in the dusk till dawn challenge

Suma members raise money for charity, in a midnight to morning triathlon.

Crazi Carrot May Events
April 30, 2010 – 2:22 pm | No Comment

Vegan restaurant, The Crazi Carrot in Bolton are holding two events in May to celebrate vegetarian week.