Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | One Comment

What is the challenge?
June 2017 was officially the Marine Conservation Society’s  ‘Plastic Challenge’ month.
This is the third year of the challenge, which encourages people to pledge to cut down the amount of single-use plastics they …

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We’re recruiting!
May 20, 2017 – 10:27 am | No Comment
We’re recruiting!

Class C Driver – Greenford UB6
With the Southeast becoming increasingly busy for us, and our plans for Christmas 2017 already taking shape, we need to strengthen our London driving team.

 We currently have a vacancy for …

Car sharing co-operative local to Calderdale
February 10, 2017 – 4:23 pm | No Comment
Car sharing co-operative local to Calderdale

Based in the Calder Valley?
 
Have you heard of Hourcar? A fellow co-operative, who offer an alternative to car ownership in the upper Calder Valley. You can get a car whenever you need, for as little or as …

Customer Spotlight: The Warren
January 27, 2017 – 11:48 am | No Comment
Customer Spotlight: The Warren

We spoke to Deri Reed, also known as the Ethical Chef, all about his new restaurant and his plans for this year.
 
• Tell us a little bit about yourself
My name is Deri Reed, aka The EthicalChef, …

Suma Coconut Oil in a 1kg jar
November 5, 2015 – 8:11 am | 4 Comments
Suma Coconut Oil in a 1kg jar

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 reusable tub made from PET #1 material.

Organic your September!
August 25, 2015 – 1:34 pm | No Comment
Organic your September!

Read the latest on the Soil Association’s campaign for Organic September, and find out how making just one small change can make a big difference.

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.

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

World Vegan Day – 1st November
October 31, 2014 – 5:22 pm | One 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 …

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.

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