Suma Coconut Oil now in a 1kg jar
November 5, 2015 – 8:11 am | One Comment

Pure coconut, nothing added. Following the successful launch of our odourless, culinary coconut oil, made especially for fine cooking, we’re introducing our new 1kg size, packaged in a recyclable (and recycled!) plastic jar.

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New Suma Nut Roasts
November 1, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
New Suma Nut Roasts

Savoury and satisfying; Suma’s take on a vegetarian classic

Suma has always, always, always been a vegetarian company. For us, vegetarian food is sustainable, it’s ethical, it’s healthy, and it’s delicious. This is just how it’s …

World Vegan Day – 1st November
October 31, 2014 – 5:22 pm | No Comment
World Vegan Day – 1st November

The 1st November is the 20th World Vegan Day, and this year it also marks the 70th Anniversary of The Vegan Society, and the term ‘veganism’.
The day was set up to bring vegans across the …

Creamy Mushroom Risotto
October 31, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Creamy Mushroom Risotto

Oatly offer a range of products that provide a delicious alternative to dairy. Here we feature a couple of recipes from Oatly to share with you; creamy mushroom risotto and a tasty mocha drink.
Oatly’s goal …

New Suma Beer Box
October 30, 2014 – 2:38 pm | No Comment
New Suma Beer Box

There’s ample to sample with our great new gift box for beer drinkers. This handy three-bottle box comes flat packed and ready for quick assembly. We couldn’t decide which of our 6 fantastic Suma beers …

Korean visitors see Suma in action
October 22, 2014 – 5:30 pm | No Comment
Korean visitors see Suma in action

On Thursday 16th October we were very lucky to host 16 visitors from South Korea, here as part of a trip around Europe to find out how Europeans run social enterprises and worker owned businesses.
The …

Vegan Choc Cherry Brownies
October 22, 2014 – 4:02 pm | No Comment
Vegan Choc Cherry Brownies

I love brownies, but have not had one since going vegan. As Rowena (best vegan chef in the North I might add), and I discussed what we would make for our South Korean guests last …

National Cake Week – Day 5 – Chocolate Chip Lemon Cake
October 10, 2014 – 11:33 am | No Comment
National Cake Week – Day 5 – Chocolate Chip Lemon Cake

Our final recipe of celebrating National Cake Week is this light, fluffy Chocolate Chip Lemon Cake – perfect with a good brew and relaxing after a hard week’s work! Kindly donated by Caroline Turner ofn …

National Cake Week – Day 4 – Raw Vegan Blackberry Cheesecake Slices
October 9, 2014 – 11:28 am | No Comment
National Cake Week – Day 4 – Raw Vegan Blackberry Cheesecake Slices

Day 4’s recipe – something different! Raw, vegan, blackberry cheesecake slices –

11/2 cups of walnuts
1 cup of pitted dates
1/4 tsp of sea salt, divided in half
1 cup of blackberries
1 cup of cashews soaked in water …

National Cake Week – Day 3 – Carrot Bundt Cake
October 8, 2014 – 11:24 am | No Comment
National Cake Week – Day 3 – Carrot Bundt Cake

Day 3’s recipe – Carrot Bundt Cake was kindly submitted via Twitter by the blog Real Food Fans.

2 cups (250g) plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 …

National Cake Week – Day 2 – Ginger Cake
October 7, 2014 – 11:21 am | No Comment
National Cake Week – Day 2 – Ginger Cake

Day 2 – a delicious Ginger Cake from one of our Facebook followers – Sue Cullen via Two Soups Café & Farmshop.

Basic cake recipe – you can add any flavouring to this:
420g plain flour – …