Suma Potato and Leek Soup (VF181)
December 19, 2014 – 12:46 pm | No Comment

It takes a lot of love to make a good soup.

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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. …

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 …

Join the Clean Up Cruelty Pledge
January 16, 2014 – 3:25 pm | One Comment
Join the Clean Up Cruelty Pledge

Join the Clean Up Cruelty Free pledge today by using brands such as Ecoleaf, Bio D, Faith in Nature and many more!

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 …

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!

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.

A Global Warming Sea Shanty – activism song
May 28, 2013 – 10:40 am | No Comment
A Global Warming Sea Shanty – activism song

Sing along with this Global Warming Sea Shanty – sent in by Suma customer Oliver Swingler

Knitting for Africa
January 31, 2013 – 8:32 am | One Comment
Knitting for Africa

Suma workers get the Knitting bug. To date we’ve collected 50 hand-knit jumpers as well as some woolly hats to donate to the project and more are expected.

Are you taking a step for Fairtrade?
February 22, 2012 – 4:30 pm | No Comment
Are you taking a step for Fairtrade?

Find out what we are up to this Fairtrade Fortnight and how you can get involved too!

Suma Tree Planting Expedition 2011
April 29, 2011 – 9:07 am | One Comment
Suma Tree Planting Expedition 2011

Find out the highlights of our annual Suma tree planting expedition, which took place near Hebden Bridge back in March