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 New Chocolate Bar that Helps to Fight Cancer
May 8, 2012 – 9:09 am | 5 Comments
The New Chocolate Bar that Helps to Fight Cancer

The Organic Seed & Bean Company have just re-launched their very special milk chocolate bar in partnership with Andi’s Fund, for Breast Cancer Campaign, which will support research into breast cancer genetics.

Garden of Eden Cocktail
May 1, 2012 – 12:27 pm | One Comment
Garden of Eden Cocktail

This delicious drink, devised by Bottlegreen, uses summery elderflower cordial to make a perfect garden party cocktail.

In Loving Memory of Neil Hughes
May 1, 2012 – 11:59 am | One Comment
In Loving Memory of Neil Hughes

Suma Member and Respected Friend

The Slow Shopper: Preserves and Veg Boxes
April 26, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 3 Comments
The Slow Shopper: Preserves and Veg Boxes

The latest installment in a series of blogs on shopping locally, avoiding the supermarkets and fumbled attempts at self-sufficiency.

More Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week
April 24, 2012 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
More Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week

Suma Member Kari has been trialing some new all-in-one real nappies and tells us how the trial has gone. Rachel and her six-month old son have also been testing Miosolo and comparing them to other re-useable ranges.

Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week
April 18, 2012 – 2:05 pm | No Comment
Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week

Real Nappy Week is running from 16th – 22nd April, and aims to make people aware of the benefits of using real nappies and how easy and convenient they can be. Suma Member Kari is trialing some new all-in-one real nappies, and tells us how she and baby Ruben get on with them.

Tamari Broth With Broccoli and Udon Noodles
April 16, 2012 – 1:45 pm | No Comment
Tamari Broth With Broccoli and Udon Noodles

Purple sprouting broccoli is in season in the spring, and works well in this warming soup. Udon noodles are Japanese semi-wholewheat noodles, which have a pale nutty brown colour when cooked. Alternatively, you could use rice noodles instead.

Mixed Mushroom Orzotto
April 12, 2012 – 11:32 am | No Comment
Mixed Mushroom Orzotto

In some parts of Italy orzo, or barley, is used in place of Arborio rice to make a risotto-style dish. Barley is naturally low in fat and makes for a satisfying and tasty meal when combined with earthy mushroom flavours.

The Slow Shopper: One Week In
April 9, 2012 – 8:20 pm | 5 Comments
The Slow Shopper: One Week In

The latest exploits of one Suma Member who is on a mission to shop more ethically

The Slow Shopper: Six Months Without Supermarkets
April 1, 2012 – 10:45 pm | 9 Comments
The Slow Shopper: Six Months Without Supermarkets

One Suma Member takes on the challenge of going completely supermarket-free for six months. Just how easy is it to be an ethical, local shopper?