Co-operatives Fortnight 2017
June 2, 2017 – 9:17 am | No Comment

Running from 17th June to 1st July Co-operatives Fortnight 2017 hopes to once again promote that co-operating makes a big difference and that it is time to remind the rest of the UK. For this year’s Co-operatives Fortnight, people are being asked to share their stories of co-operation, these will subsequently be shared on social media.

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Brand

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

Recipes

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

Ethics

Environmental issues, sustainable business practices, climate change, recycling, green living and more.

News

New developments and activities at Suma, press releases, and updates we think you’ll be interested in.

Cooperation

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

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 …

The Seven Principles: A lesson in co-operation
March 30, 2016 – 10:19 am | No Comment
The Seven Principles: A lesson in co-operation

Suma visits Rochdale Pioneers Museum
A trip to the birthplace of the co-operative movement inspires us to revisit our founding principles
As part of our ongoing mission to champion the co-operative cause, a few of us from …

Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with Stellar Organics
March 7, 2016 – 2:43 pm | No Comment
Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with Stellar Organics

Stellar Organics Ethical Wine Brand
Stellar is one of South Africa’s largest organic wine producers and is a leading ethical wine brand in the UK. Stellar is a passionate and innovative winery, continually pushing the boundaries …

Fairtrade Fortnight 2016
February 24, 2016 – 12:39 pm | No Comment
Fairtrade Fortnight 2016

This year Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 29 February – 13 March. Supporting Fairtrade Fortnight is firmly established at Suma, and we have a great selection of Fairtrade products including our own brand. Read more about Fairtrade Fortnight here.

Feeding bellies not bins
February 16, 2016 – 5:15 pm | No Comment
Feeding bellies not bins

At Suma we have been working on ways to keep our food waste to as close to zero as possible for some time now. This is done in a variety of ways, obviously we have systems …

Quick customer survey – prizes to be won!
February 1, 2016 – 5:00 am | No Comment
Quick customer survey – prizes to be won!

Here at Suma HQ we’re constantly striving to develop and improve our offering to you, our customers. Whether it be our delivery options, product range or customer service, we want to offer you the best we possibly can. In order to do this, we need your help!