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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National Cupcake Week – Day 5 – Vegan Fairy Cakes
September 19, 2014 – 11:29 am | 2 Comments
National Cupcake Week – Day 5 – Vegan Fairy Cakes

A budding chef, Lily, aged 10 sent us this recipe for the cutest fairy cakes we’ve ever seen – watch out professional bakers!
220g Margarine,
220g Caster sugar,
300g Self raising flour,
200g Soft tofu,
3tsp baking powder
2tsp Vanilla essence.
Heat …

National Cupcake Week – Day 4 – Lemon Meringue Cupcakes
September 18, 2014 – 11:25 am | One Comment
National Cupcake Week – Day 4 – Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Another keen baking member, Andy Reynolds sent us this in – a cupcake with a zesty difference!
Ingredients:

200g caster sugar
100g softened butter
2 eggs, plus 2 egg whites
zest 2 lemons, plus 2-3 tbsp lemon juice
100g self-raising flour
4 …

National Cupcake Week – Day 3 – Elvis Cupcakes
September 17, 2014 – 11:17 am | No Comment
National Cupcake Week – Day 3 – Elvis Cupcakes

This lovely recipe was donated kindly by our of our customers – Aardvark Wholefoods. Carmarthen – have a look at their foodie blog here!
 
Elvis cupcakes.

2 ripe bananas, mashed

125g raw cane sugar

3 tbsp demarera sugar

125g plain flour

1 …

National Cupcake Week – Day 2 – Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes
September 16, 2014 – 11:13 am | One Comment
National Cupcake Week – Day 2 – Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

This recipe was kindly donated by Sheree Hatton – one of our lovely members!
250g Butter, At room temperature,
250g Caster Sugar
250g Gluten-Free Self-Rasing Flour
4 Eggs
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
3 tbsp Cocoa Powder
For the Icing: 200g Icing sugar, …

National Cupcake Week 2014 – Day 1 – Mocha Cupcakes
September 15, 2014 – 11:07 am | One Comment
National Cupcake Week 2014 – Day 1 – Mocha Cupcakes

 
To celebrate the ever-popular ‘cupcake’, to encourage baking at home, with family, sharing skills or to support your local bakery, we’ve been asking our readers to offer a delightful recipe for you to try at home. Here’s …

Suma Soaps Handmade and Exclusive
September 12, 2014 – 11:20 am | One Comment
Suma Soaps Handmade and Exclusive

Owners and Willy Wonkas of the soap world are two ex Suma co-op members. They used to work with us here, until they swapped the people’s republic of Suma for soap making, and they haven’t looked back.

Suma essential oil soap range, Available from the 1st September..
August 28, 2014 – 5:09 am | No Comment
Suma essential oil soap range, Available from the 1st September..

Every one of these twelve new and beautiful soaps has been carefully hand crafted using a blend of olive oil, coconut oil, and shea butter. We’ve used an age-old traditional method that means each bar retains all of the soap’s naturally released glycerine. It’s a method which helps produce a wonderfully natural moisturising soap, with a rich creamy lather which is kind and nourishing to even the most sensitive of skins.

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 …

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 …

Congratulations to our suppliers & customers!
May 22, 2014 – 4:57 pm | No Comment
Congratulations to our suppliers & customers!

 

Some of Suma HQ visited Olympia last weekend for the last Natural Products Europe trade show to be held at Olympia, Kensington. The show plays host to hundreds of exhibitor trade stands across Natural Food, …