Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | 4 Comments

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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Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem
May 2, 2016 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem

When it comes to simple and nutritious British food, you can’t go far wrong with the humble barley grain. It’s a wonderfully versatile cereal grain with a rich nutlike flavour and an appealing chewy, pasta-like consistency.

Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries
May 2, 2016 – 11:54 am | No Comment
Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries

When it comes to pearl barley recipes, pudding may not be the first thing that springs to mind. But simmered with coconut milk, rosewater and berries, this humble grain is transformed into a comforting yet exotic pudding, with a zingy fruit flavour and a creamy texture.

Spicy apple granola cake
November 2, 2015 – 8:22 am | No Comment
Spicy apple granola cake

Here’s a simple recipe for a delicious cake using a star ingredient –Suma Spicy Apple Granola from our new range of granola and muesli.

Organic your September!
August 25, 2015 – 1:34 pm | No Comment
Organic your September!

Read the latest on the Soil Association’s campaign for Organic September, and find out how making just one small change can make a big difference.

Delivery changes for South East customers
August 3, 2015 – 6:46 am | No Comment
Delivery changes for South East customers

Good news if you live in London and the South East – We’ve recently set up a new Southern Distribution Centre and are expanding our service in your area. For many regions we’ll be able to offer additional delivery days, and in some cases your order and delivery days will be changing.

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.

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.