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

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.
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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.

Winter Brochure 2014
September 4, 2014 – 7:29 am | No Comment
Winter Brochure 2014

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

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

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.

Ecover and Algal Oil
June 27, 2014 – 12:45 pm | No Comment
Ecover and Algal Oil

There are various statements and rumours spreading around the internet relating to one experimental batch of one product that Ecover made in an attempt to reduce their reliance on, for example, petroleum and palm oil. …

If you are a vegetarian or vegan please tell us why you are.
May 22, 2014 – 1:09 pm | One Comment

It’s coming to the end of National Vegetarian Week so we thought we would start a new poll. We’d like to find out if visitors to our website are vegetarian/vegan, and if so, what their …

Keep allergies at bay this Spring with Suma
April 20, 2014 – 7:06 pm | No Comment
Keep allergies at bay this Spring with Suma

Spring has definitely sprung at Suma. Although a usual bright time of the year, the season, of course, can bring misery for hay fever sufferers. An all year round seller Higher Nature’s Saltpipe (MD180) can …

Spring Brochure
March 31, 2014 – 1:40 pm | No Comment
Spring Brochure

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.

Join the Clean Up Cruelty Pledge
January 16, 2014 – 3:25 pm | One Comment
Join the Clean Up Cruelty Pledge

Join the Clean Up Cruelty Free pledge today by using brands such as Ecoleaf, Bio D, Faith in Nature and many more!

Sustainable Shopping? It’s in the Bag.
September 1, 2013 – 12:58 pm | 3 Comments
Sustainable Shopping? It’s in the Bag.

Help us to reduce the environmental impact of throw-away carrier bags by choosing long lasting, reusable Suma shopping bags. Thanks to their sustainable materials and long lifespan, they don’t cost the earth.

Meals that are good for People, the Planet, and Animal Welfare: Suma joins the Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme
July 3, 2013 – 1:29 pm | No Comment
Meals that are good for People, the Planet, and Animal Welfare: Suma joins the Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme

Suma has made a commitment to help caterers provide meals that are healthy, environmentally friendly and support animal welfare by joining the Food for Life Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme.