The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017 – Recognition for our co-operative achievements
April 21, 2017 – 8:09 am | One Comment

The Queen’s Awards are amongst the most prestigious awards in UK, designed to celebrate the outstanding achievements of British businesses. We’ve been recognized for our strong, continued growth in international sales as well as our co-operative ethos and great employment benefits, such as equal pay for all workers and flexible working.

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Car sharing co-operative local to Calderdale
February 10, 2017 – 4:23 pm | No Comment
Car sharing co-operative local to Calderdale

Based in the Calder Valley?
 
Have you heard of Hourcar? A fellow co-operative, who offer an alternative to car ownership in the upper Calder Valley. You can get a car whenever you need, for as little or as …

Customer Spotlight: The Warren
January 27, 2017 – 11:48 am | No Comment
Customer Spotlight: The Warren

We spoke to Deri Reed, also known as the Ethical Chef, all about his new restaurant and his plans for this year.
 
• Tell us a little bit about yourself
My name is Deri Reed, aka The EthicalChef, …

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.

Halifax Courier Community Spirit Awards 2014
July 11, 2014 – 4:15 pm | No Comment
Halifax Courier Community Spirit Awards 2014

    
Some of the team attended the Halifax Courier’s annual Community Spirit Awards last night – an evening dedicated to selfless, caring and motivated individuals who aim and work to put something back into communities …

Btec Students Visit Suma
October 3, 2013 – 9:28 am | One Comment
Btec Students Visit Suma

On 25th October we were delighted to host a visit by 19 sixth form Btec level 3 Business Studies students and teachers from nearby Brighouse High School.

A Roller Revival
December 13, 2011 – 1:25 pm | No Comment
A Roller Revival

Meet the Bruising Banditas- Halifax’s first Roller Derby team!

Going on your hols? Can’t bear to be without your favourite Suma products?
July 5, 2011 – 2:09 pm | No Comment
Going on your hols? Can’t bear to be without your favourite Suma products?

In the farmyard we have a farm shop, which sells almost entirely organic produce including eggs, milk, cheese, bread, vegetables, beers, ciders and wines, as well as firewood, gas, bbqs, charcoal and other essentials.

The People’s Supermarket as seen on Channel 4
February 16, 2011 – 5:38 pm | One Comment
The People’s Supermarket as seen on Channel 4

Suma are proud to supply the peoples supermarket, the most exciting concept to hit UK retailing since The Co-operative opened it’s doors in the 1800’s.

Youth Enterprise Raises Awareness of Ethical Trade
February 8, 2011 – 4:32 pm | No Comment

The Lorna Young Foundation, a national charity, has brought its Youth Enterprise Programme to Doncaster. The programme, called ‘Not Just Us’, is based on a simple model of offering groups of young people opportunities to create their own social enterprise, whilst developing their business skills. The social enterprises are also different as they engage in ethical trade with small producers in developing countries.

Mad Hatters tea party
February 8, 2011 – 4:32 pm | No Comment

Dragon Indulgence are holding a mad hatters tea party at Gostins shopping mall in Liverpool on the 4th/5th March. Everyone’s invited!