World Vegan Day – 1st November
October 31, 2014 – 5:22 pm | No Comment

The 1st November is the 20th World Vegan Day, and this year it also marks the 70th Anniversary of The Vegan Society, and the term ‘veganism’.
The day was set up to bring vegans across the …

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Creamy Mushroom Risotto
October 31, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Creamy Mushroom Risotto

For November and December we have a 15% promotion on Oatly’s 1 litre Oat Chocolate Drink and 250ml Oatly Alternative to Cream. You can see these on our wholesale website by clicking here. We …

New Suma Beer Box
October 30, 2014 – 2:38 pm | No Comment
New Suma Beer Box

There’s ample to sample with our great new gift box for beer drinkers. This handy three-bottle box comes flat packed and ready for quick assembly. We couldn’t decide which of our 6 fantastic Suma beers …

Suma and the Woodcraft Folk
August 21, 2014 – 11:20 am | 2 Comments
Suma and the Woodcraft Folk

At Suma we have a long friendship with the Woodcraft Folk (WCF or ‘Woodies’), the cooperative young peoples’ organisation. Woodies was founded in 1925 for young people to learn cooperative values and principles through group …

Ethical Consumer readers vote Suma in their top 10
August 5, 2014 – 10:04 am | No Comment
Ethical Consumer readers vote Suma in their top 10

Suma has been voted one of the top ten ethical brands of the last 25 years by Ethical Consumer readers. To mark it’s 25th birthday, Ethical Consumer carried out a reader survey of the top …

Co-operative of the Year 2014: Suma Wholefoods
July 9, 2014 – 11:25 am | No Comment
Co-operative of the Year 2014: Suma Wholefoods

Suma Foods has been awarded the title of “Cooperative of the year 2014” in an annual award open to over 6000 cooperative businesses.
The decision was announced at Co-operatives UK AGM, held on Friday 27 June …

Healthy eating on a budget
July 8, 2014 – 3:05 pm | No Comment
Healthy eating on a budget

Of course we’re not biased here at Suma but to quote from the Vegetarian Society Website;
“…research shows that in many ways a vegetarian diet is healthier than that of a typical meat eater… a …

New Style Suma Bamboo T-Shirts
July 3, 2014 – 9:40 am | No Comment
New Style Suma Bamboo T-Shirts

New design, same great quality, new lower price. An environmentally friendly choice with style! Bamboo is our fabric of choice. Fabric made from bamboo fibre is special because it is incredibly soft, smooth and comfortable, …

Ecover and Algal Oil
June 27, 2014 – 12:45 pm | No Comment
Ecover and Algal Oil

There are various statements and rumours spreading around the internet relating to one experimental batch of one product that Ecover made in an attempt to reduce their reliance on, for example, petroleum and palm oil. …

Quick and Easy Irish Italian Pasta Sauce
May 30, 2014 – 3:10 pm | No Comment
Quick and Easy Irish Italian Pasta Sauce

The parents of Suma member Paul recently went on a family visit to Ireland. His mum’s cousin Jim was pleased to hear Paul is working at a cooperative, and doubly so when he found out …

If you are a vegetarian or vegan please tell us why you are.
May 22, 2014 – 1:09 pm | One Comment

It’s coming to the end of National Vegetarian Week so we thought we would start a new poll. We’d like to find out if visitors to our website are vegetarian/vegan, and if so, what their …