Organic Velvet 1kg
April 17, 2015 – 10:01 am | No Comment

We are delighted to announce yet another new arrival to the Suma coffee family

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Suma tree planting weekend
March 18, 2015 – 2:15 pm | No Comment
Suma tree planting weekend

‘We aim to operate in a way which balances running a successful business with the environmental impact of our actions.’
The above statement is one of the foundations of Suma’s ethical policy. It is no mean …

Celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight – Suma style
March 16, 2015 – 8:56 am | No Comment
Celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight – Suma style

Suma celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight in style, hosting a pop-up party to celebrate all things Fairtrade

Suma Customer Yellowbellys shop named top for vegans and vegetarians
October 27, 2014 – 11:31 am | No Comment
Suma Customer Yellowbellys shop named top for vegans and vegetarians

Suma Customer Linda Wardale, owner of Yellowbellys on Gordon Road off Bailgate, is now the proud owner of a Viva! Award certificate.

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 …

Plunkett Foundation Partnership
September 3, 2014 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
Plunkett Foundation Partnership

Suma and Plunkett support small community groups
Plunkett Foundation and Suma Wholefoods are delighted to have agreed a supply deal exclusively for community co-operatives across the UK launching from the 1st September.
Aimed at community co-operative members …

A Vegetarian Nursery in Hebden Bridge
July 21, 2014 – 9:29 am | 2 Comments
A Vegetarian Nursery in Hebden Bridge

Long time Suma Customer, Crossley Mill Nursery, sits in a beautiful canal-side location in the heart of Hebden Bridge. It is housed in an old mill that was specially converted in 1998 on the initiative of a group of parents who were keen to secure better childcare for under 5’s in the Upper Calder Valley. It cares for up to 46 children from 0-5 years.

Halifax Courier Community Spirit Awards 2014
July 11, 2014 – 4:15 pm | No Comment
Halifax Courier Community Spirit Awards 2014

    
Some of the team attended the Halifax Courier’s annual Community Spirit Awards last night – an evening dedicated to selfless, caring and motivated individuals who aim and work to put something back into communities …

Co-operative of the Year 2014: Suma Wholefoods
July 9, 2014 – 11:25 am | No Comment
Co-operative of the Year 2014: Suma Wholefoods

Suma Foods has been awarded the title of “Cooperative of the year 2014” in an annual award open to over 6000 cooperative businesses.
The decision was announced at Co-operatives UK AGM, held on Friday 27 June …

Suma at the Natural and Organic Products Show
May 1, 2014 – 10:09 am | No Comment
Suma at the Natural and Organic Products Show

Suma at the Natural and Organic Products Show
Olympia, London 2015
Watch the video to learn more about what we do…

Suma’s Community Christmas Event
December 16, 2013 – 1:38 pm | No Comment
Suma’s Community Christmas Event

We held a community Christmas dinner to raise awareness of the issues many people face at this time of year, and to allow local charities and volunteers the chance see how Suma works. Diners included people and volunteers from local charitable organisations and some hand picked local customers.