Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | No Comment

What is the challenge?
June 2017 was officially the Marine Conservation Society’s  ‘Plastic Challenge’ month.
This is the third year of the challenge, which encourages people to pledge to cut down the amount of single-use plastics they …

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Want to learn more about cooperatives?
April 2, 2016 – 1:16 pm | No Comment

This video from Cooperatives UK demonstrates there IS another way of doing business.

Suma at the Natural and Organic Products Show
May 1, 2014 – 10:09 am | No Comment
Suma at the Natural and Organic Products Show

Suma at the Natural and Organic Products Show
Olympia, London 2015
Watch the video to learn more about what we do…

Tropical Fruit Crumble
December 21, 2010 – 7:44 am | No Comment

Fancy a change from the traditional apple crumble? Steve and Emma show you how to make a fabulous tropical fruit crumble with a muesli topping. Delicious and one of five-a-day!

Cannellini Bean and Red Kidney Bean Salad
October 12, 2010 – 11:01 am | No Comment

This Cannellini Bean and Red Kidney Bean Salad makes a great, healthy, protein packed vegetarian and vegan dish. Great for a quick lunch or as a side dish.

Hummous Recipe
August 3, 2010 – 10:03 am | 2 Comments

Part of our “Quick Cook Recipe Book” series.
Why go out and buy ready made hummous when you can make it yourself? It’s quick, simple and delicious. Let Emma and Steve take you through the process …

Who are Suma Wholefoods?
June 4, 2010 – 10:23 am | No Comment

Suma members explain job diversity and working for the largest workers cooperative in the UK.

The making of the recycled sculptures
May 11, 2010 – 11:03 am | No Comment

Recycle Now is working with a wide range of Local Authorities from around the country to raise awareness about the wide range of materials we can all recycle in our local areas and highlight what …

Suma driver Tony delivers on snowy Yorkshire roads
January 14, 2010 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
Suma driver Tony delivers on snowy Yorkshire roads

Suma driver Tony Simpson shows us the snowy sights of his weekly coast run, delivering wholefoods to customers in North Yorkshire. Not one to be put off by the snow, Tony gets up at 2am …

Furoshiki gift wrapping
December 9, 2009 – 12:52 pm | No Comment

We really like this great eco-friendly gift wrapping idea from Recycle now. Furoshiki is a Japanese method of using a large piece of cloth to decoratively wrap presents. We love that this method doesn’t use …