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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The Suma range of food and household products. Our products are sourced ethically, with the environment in mind.

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Delicious vegetarian recipes created in our very own Suma canteen. Healthy meals, and a healthy amount of cakes too.

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Cooperation

Suma is the uk’s largest workers’ cooperative. We operate equal pay and are democratically run by our members.

Suma Require LGV Drivers and Warehouse Worker
July 28, 2016 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Suma Require LGV Drivers and Warehouse Worker

We regularly require short-term Order Pickers and general warehouse workers as well as LGV drivers at peak sales and holiday periods. We require all these at our main site in Elland, West Yorkshire and LGV divers at our distribution site in Greenford, London. Contracts are generally between 3 and 18 months dependent on our need and your availability.

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 …

Suma wins ‘Employer of the Year’ at the annual Grocer Gold awards
June 16, 2016 – 11:26 am | No Comment
Suma wins ‘Employer of the Year’ at the annual Grocer Gold awards

Suma are pleased to announce that we won ‘Employer of the year’ in the Grocer Gold awards, June 2016.

New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup
May 5, 2016 – 9:18 am | One Comment
New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup

New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup

Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem
May 2, 2016 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem

When it comes to simple and nutritious British food, you can’t go far wrong with the humble barley grain. It’s a wonderfully versatile cereal grain with a rich nutlike flavour and an appealing chewy, pasta-like consistency.

Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries
May 2, 2016 – 11:54 am | No Comment
Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries

When it comes to pearl barley recipes, pudding may not be the first thing that springs to mind. But simmered with coconut milk, rosewater and berries, this humble grain is transformed into a comforting yet exotic pudding, with a zingy fruit flavour and a creamy texture.

Suma is looking for Evening Warehouse Workers
May 2, 2016 – 9:20 am | One Comment
Suma is looking for Evening Warehouse Workers

We are currently recruiting

We are pleased to announce that we are looking to recruit part time workers for evening shifts at our Elland warehouse. Successful candidates will initially be trained in order picking but may …

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.

Member Profile: Emily Harwood
April 20, 2016 – 4:25 pm | No Comment
Member Profile: Emily Harwood

Emily’s Member Profile

How long have you worked at Suma and why did you initially join?
I have been at Suma for just over a year now. Many things appealed to me; Suma’s ethical views, all members …

National Vegetarian Week
April 11, 2016 – 12:39 pm | One Comment
National Vegetarian Week

National Vegetarian Week is 16th – 22nd May
The brilliantly talented Leonardo da Vinci – artist, inventor, mathematician, scientist, engineer and sculptor of the Italian Renaissance once said:
“The time will come when men such as I will …