2014 Recruitment
September 23, 2014 – 11:16 am | 11 Comments

We are pleased to announce that we are recruiting new Members for our warehouse teams in our growing workers’ cooperative. If you believe that you have got what it takes to make a positive contribution to our co-operative use the information on this page to submit your application.

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Ed Balls visits Suma during Fairtrade Fortnight
March 4, 2014 – 10:07 am | 5 Comments
Ed Balls visits Suma during Fairtrade Fortnight

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls and Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Calder Valley, Josh Fenton-Glynn, visited Suma during Fairtrade Fortnight to see how our business supports the Fairtrade movement and thrives on equal pay for all our …

New products from Ecoleaf
February 28, 2014 – 8:30 am | No Comment
New products from Ecoleaf

Ecoleaf
We believe it’s possible to have effective, natural cleaning products that are safe and that don’t cost the earth. It’s been almost five years since we launched our own brand of cleaning products and we’re …

Fairtrade Fortnight Competition
February 21, 2014 – 11:32 am | No Comment
Fairtrade Fortnight Competition

Win a Hamper of Fairly Traded Goodies!
Whoo-hoo! Whoo-hoo! and whoo-hoo AGAIN I hear you cry – and with good reason.
 
Here’s a competition to get you all in the mood for Fairtrade Fortnight.
We’re giving a way …

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!

Showcasing our Organic products at Biofach
January 9, 2014 – 4:52 pm | No Comment
Showcasing our Organic products at Biofach

In February this year, our Export team will be exhibiting at BIOFACH – the world’s leading Trade Fair for Organic Food. This year, the exhibition celebrates it’s 25th anniversary and will be held from 12-15 …

Ah.. Ah…. Tissues!!
January 6, 2014 – 7:49 am | No Comment
Ah.. Ah…. Tissues!!

We have added Facial Tissues to our highly successful Ecoleaf ‘Recycled Paper’ kitchen and toilet roll range. As with the other Ecoleaf products, our new soft family sized tissues are made from 100% recycled fibre sourced exclusively from the UK.

Suma’s Community Christmas Event
December 16, 2013 – 1:38 pm | No Comment
Suma’s Community Christmas Event

We held a community Christmas dinner to raise awareness of the issues many people face at this time of year, and to allow local charities and volunteers the chance see how Suma works. Diners included people and volunteers from local charitable organisations and some hand picked local customers.

Ecoleaf Laundry Liquid WIns Best Eco Product Award
December 6, 2013 – 9:41 am | One Comment
Ecoleaf Laundry Liquid WIns Best Eco Product Award

Ecoleaf Laundry Liquid wins ‘Best Eco Product’ award in Your Healthy Living magazine’s ‘Best Product Awards 2013′ competition.

Cordon Vert Vegetarian Cookery Day
November 29, 2013 – 1:49 pm | One Comment
Cordon Vert Vegetarian Cookery Day

Suma workers spent the day at the Vegetarian Society’s Cordon Vert cookery school in Manchester – see how they got on.

Suma wins Halifax Courier Employer of the Year Award 2013
November 22, 2013 – 10:13 am | 5 Comments
Suma wins Halifax Courier Employer of the Year Award 2013

BBC Look North presenter Clare Frisby presented Suma with the prestigious award at this years Halifax Courier Business Awards. An event where the business community comes together to celebrate the area’s biggest success stories. Representing …