Product spotlight: coconut oil
August 11, 2015 – 2:47 pm | No Comment

Read all about coconut oil, and it’s culinary, health and household uses. Learn about the different types of coconut oil, production process and view Suma’s large range of coconut oil brands.

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Delivery changes for South East customers
August 3, 2015 – 6:46 am | No Comment
Delivery changes for South East customers

Good news if you live in London and the South East – We’ve recently set up a new Southern Distribution Centre and are expanding our service in your area. For many regions we’ll be able to offer additional delivery days, and in some cases your order and delivery days will be changing.

Suma Driver Profile
July 30, 2015 – 9:59 am | One Comment
Suma Driver Profile

I have been at Suma for 14 years. When I started we were based in a redundant mill building in Halifax, and our fleet of vehicles certainly wasn’t what it is today.

Supplier profile: Scarlett & Mustard
July 16, 2015 – 11:34 am | 2 Comments
Supplier profile: Scarlett & Mustard

Dressings and preserves experts Scarlett & Mustard share with us the delicious secrets of their success.

A healthy alternative for cooking & baking
May 15, 2015 – 9:44 am | 2 Comments
A healthy alternative for cooking & baking

With all the benefits of coconut but none of the strong flavours, our new odourless coconut oil is a versatile addition to your cooking repertoire. Coconut oil benefits from a low melting point and high smoke point, so it can be used to replace butter in your baking but is also ideal for stir fries and roasting.

Spring Summer brochure 2015
March 26, 2015 – 1:58 pm | No Comment
Spring Summer brochure 2015

This Spring Suma are offering lots of great new products, these are included in our new Spring Summer brochure, so here’s a taster from us, Suma, the workers cooperative where things are altogether better.

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 …