Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | One 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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Making local food work
November 18, 2009 – 3:05 pm | No Comment
Making local food work

There has been a massive upsurge in interest in local food, food security and communities taking control of their own food security and supply. However, it’s become all too easy in recent years to jump …

Visit from the Mikron Theatre Company
November 18, 2009 – 2:38 pm | 2 Comments
Visit from the Mikron Theatre Company

Last October, we were lucky enough to get Mikron, the local theatre company based in Marsden, Huddersfield, to perform at Suma. Mikron is the small company with a reputation for tackling large scale subjects about …

FSA study on organic food
November 18, 2009 – 1:58 pm | One Comment
FSA study on organic food

A recent independent study funded by the Food Standards Agency concluded that organic food is no healthier and provides no significant nutritional benefit compared with conventionally produced food.  The study looked at evidence published over …

Convenience Culture
November 18, 2009 – 1:51 pm | No Comment
Convenience Culture

In the early stages of the 21st Century, we seem fairly well-rooted in convenience culture. Banking is now available “24-7, 365”, a phone call will get those of us who crave pizza a result within …

Suma Cyclescheme
November 18, 2009 – 1:35 pm | No Comment
Suma Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme is the UK’s number one provider of tax-free bikes for the Government’s Cycle to Work initiative. It’s a brilliant programme where everyone wins – employees make big savings on new bikes, employers get a …

Suma move in to frozen foods
November 17, 2009 – 7:07 pm | No Comment
Suma move in to frozen foods

On Thursday 30th October Suma had a unusual delivery of a 40ft frozen container. Following the demise of Juniper Foods (a large ethical food wholesaler in Scotland), we decided to take the plunge and …

White Balsamic Custard Tart with Fresh Berry Topping
November 17, 2009 – 6:19 pm | 2 Comments
White Balsamic Custard Tart with Fresh Berry Topping

A recipe for a delicious light pudding, using fresh summer fruits and our own White Balsamic Condiment