New Suma essential oil soap range, Available from the 1st September..
August 28, 2014 – 5:09 am | No Comment

Every one of these twelve new and beautiful soaps has been carefully hand crafted using a blend of olive oil, coconut oil, and shea butter. We’ve used an age-old traditional method that means each bar retains all of the soap’s naturally released glycerine. It’s a method which helps produce a wonderfully natural moisturising soap, with a rich creamy lather which is kind and nourishing to even the most sensitive of skins.

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A Vegetarian Nursery in Hebden Bridge
July 21, 2014 – 9:29 am | One Comment
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.

Suma delighted to be supplying hiSbe in Brighton!
December 16, 2013 – 1:15 pm | No Comment
Suma delighted to be supplying hiSbe in Brighton!

 
Who and what is hiSbe?
hiSbe, which stands for ‘how it Should be’,  is a brand new community owned ethical supermarket in Brighton, the first of its kind outside of London.
Their motto is ‘happiness before profits’ and everything they sell is …

The Rucksack Project – practical support for the homeless this winter
December 4, 2013 – 11:03 am | No Comment
The Rucksack Project – practical support for the homeless this winter

For many people, winter can be a tough time. But it’s sure to be far worse for those who are forced to sleep rough on the streets for the coldest months of the year. We …

Suma wins Halifax Courier Employer of the Year Award 2013
November 22, 2013 – 10:13 am | 5 Comments
Suma wins Halifax Courier Employer of the Year Award 2013

BBC Look North presenter Clare Frisby presented Suma with the prestigious award at this years Halifax Courier Business Awards. An event where the business community comes together to celebrate the area’s biggest success stories. Representing …

Traidcraft fighting unfairness
November 15, 2013 – 12:48 pm | No Comment
Traidcraft fighting unfairness

The Fairtrade programme is doing good things here. The village where I live now has clean water and receives electricity. It’s very exciting – we never believed this would be possible!

River Cottage select Suma as supplier for their new venture
October 24, 2013 – 1:42 pm | No Comment
River Cottage select Suma as supplier for their new venture

River Cottage is working with Hollins Hall Country Club located in Baildon – near Shipley,
West Yorkshire – to make improvements in its ethical, seasonal and local food procurement.