A healthy alternative for cooking & baking
May 15, 2015 – 9:44 am | 2 Comments

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.

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Do you have super powders?
June 26, 2015 – 1:42 pm | No Comment
Do you have super powders?

The big news in health foods right now is nutrient-dense superfood powders, if the way they’re flying out of our warehouse is any indication. Here we’re giving you the lowdown on some of our most popular superfood powders, why they are so beneficial and how to incorporate them into your diet.

Inspiring products lined up for Barcelona’s Free From Food Expo
May 6, 2015 – 3:45 pm | No Comment
Inspiring products lined up for Barcelona’s Free From Food Expo

Here at Suma we have a wide range of free-from foods to offer, and we’re thrilled to be exhibiting them at this year’s Free-From Foods Expo in Barcelona.

Ten ways with tahini
February 27, 2015 – 8:47 am | One Comment
Ten ways with tahini

As well as being a versatile storecupboard staple, tahini is a great source of protein, calcium and B vitamins and a useful ingredient in vegan recipes. So dig that half empty jar of tahini from the back of your fridge and use it to create these mouth-watering taste sensations. Who said anything about hummus?

The Rucksack Project – practical support for the homeless this winter
December 4, 2013 – 11:03 am | No Comment
The Rucksack Project – practical support for the homeless this winter

For many people, winter can be a tough time. But it’s sure to be far worse for those who are forced to sleep rough on the streets for the coldest months of the year. We …

Caramelised Pear & Buckwheat Pudding Cake
August 30, 2013 – 8:54 am | One Comment
Caramelised Pear & Buckwheat Pudding Cake

This delicious recipe is taken from the book ‘Love Bake Nourish’ by Amber Rose. The flavour of caramelised pears in this cake goes well with the nuttiness of buckwheat flour. It’s simple to make yet also very impressive-looking.

Citizenship advice from the Dragons
August 15, 2013 – 10:47 am | No Comment
Citizenship advice from the Dragons

We recently sent Suma Member Bob to be a (very friendly) Dragon in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style judging of young people’s community projects in Bradford.

Glitz, Glam and Celebrations at this year’s Halifax Community Spirit Awards
July 19, 2013 – 8:59 am | One Comment
Glitz, Glam and Celebrations at this year’s Halifax Community Spirit Awards

The prestigious Community Spirit awards are a chance for community-minded individuals, charities, voluntary organisations and businesses of Calderdale to enjoy the spotlight for the evening.

Meals that are good for People, the Planet, and Animal Welfare: Suma joins the Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme
July 3, 2013 – 1:29 pm | No Comment
Meals that are good for People, the Planet, and Animal Welfare: Suma joins the Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme

Suma has made a commitment to help caterers provide meals that are healthy, environmentally friendly and support animal welfare by joining the Food for Life Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme.

Thyme-Scented Summer Fruit Tart
June 14, 2013 – 11:26 am | 3 Comments
Thyme-Scented Summer Fruit Tart

Make the most of ripe and juicy British berries while they’re in season with this luscious fruit tart. The addition of fresh thyme to the custard adds depth and a subtle earthiness to offset those …

The Manuka Miracle
June 5, 2013 – 11:51 am | One Comment
The Manuka Miracle

The Manuka plant is found in the green hills of New Zealand and has long been treasured by the Maori for its medicinal properties. Now you can get these benefits too, thanks to the Rowse Manuka honey range.