Suma Christmas Brochure
August 4, 2016 – 12:37 pm | No Comment

Our team have been busy hand picking the best Christmas products to bring to you this year. Please browse through our brochure—we can accept your orders from the 1st September, see page 47 on how to order from us.

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Suma’s Japanese Visitors
July 26, 2016 – 9:43 am | No Comment
Suma’s Japanese Visitors

In April of this year Suma were delighted to welcome three managers from the Japanese Consumers’ Cooperative Union. They represent 570 individual coops throughout Japan with 27 million members!
It was lovely to have visitors from …

Japanese Visitors!
April 22, 2016 – 12:01 pm | No Comment
Japanese Visitors!

Here at Suma we are always keen to share information about cooperative working.

The Seven Principles: A lesson in co-operation
March 30, 2016 – 10:19 am | No Comment
The Seven Principles: A lesson in co-operation

Suma visits Rochdale Pioneers Museum
A trip to the birthplace of the co-operative movement inspires us to revisit our founding principles
As part of our ongoing mission to champion the co-operative cause, a few of us from …

Suma Driver Profile
July 30, 2015 – 9:59 am | 2 Comments
Suma Driver Profile

I have been at Suma for 14 years. When I started we were based in a redundant mill building in Halifax, and our fleet of vehicles certainly wasn’t what it is today.

Here’s Johnny! – Meet Suma driver extraordinaire
January 13, 2015 – 3:11 pm | 4 Comments
Here’s Johnny! – Meet Suma driver extraordinaire

Find out more about one of our workers. Johnny has been a member at Suma for over 10 years, and loves to take his Suma truck out on deliveries.

Korean visitors see Suma in action
October 22, 2014 – 5:30 pm | No Comment
Korean visitors see Suma in action

On Thursday 16th October we were very lucky to host 16 visitors from South Korea, here as part of a trip around Europe to find out how Europeans run social enterprises and worker owned businesses.
The …

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 …

The Italian Job, Coop Style
July 31, 2014 – 2:49 pm | No Comment
The Italian Job, Coop Style

For two weeks at the beginning of July we were very lucky to have a visitor all the way from Italy. Linda Casani is a member of Iris Cooperativa Agricola, based in the North of …

Suma delighted to be supplying hiSbe in Brighton!
December 16, 2013 – 1:15 pm | No Comment
Suma delighted to be supplying hiSbe in Brighton!

 
Who and what is hiSbe?
hiSbe, which stands for ‘how it Should be’,  is a brand new community owned ethical supermarket in Brighton, the first of its kind outside of London.
Their motto is ‘happiness before profits’ and everything they sell is …

Traidcraft fighting unfairness
November 15, 2013 – 12:48 pm | No Comment
Traidcraft fighting unfairness

The Fairtrade programme is doing good things here. The village where I live now has clean water and receives electricity. It’s very exciting – we never believed this would be possible!