SUMA voted 3rd place in Magazine Awards
April 4, 2014 – 12:27 pm | No Comment

What great news for a Friday! We’ve been voted 3rd place in the Best Health Food Brand category of Cook Vegetarian Magazine’s Veggie Awards 2014 – and it’s thanks to you!

This year the magazine opened up …

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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.

UK Coffee Week (7-13th April 2014)
March 7, 2014 – 8:47 am | No Comment
UK Coffee Week (7-13th April 2014)

UK Coffee Week (7-13th April 2014) is the largest national campaign to bring together the coffee industry and coffee consumers with the aim of helping to bring clean water to coffee growing countries.
The campaign is …

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!

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 …

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.

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.

Knitting for Africa
January 31, 2013 – 8:32 am | One Comment
Knitting for Africa

Suma workers get the Knitting bug. To date we’ve collected 50 hand-knit jumpers as well as some woolly hats to donate to the project and more are expected.

The Slow Shopper: Challenge complete!
October 23, 2012 – 10:17 pm | No Comment
The Slow Shopper: Challenge complete!

The Slow Shopper reflects on a successful six months of avoiding supermarkets and chain shops. But will she stick with it?

The Slow Shopper: Breaking the Chains
August 30, 2012 – 11:48 pm | No Comment
The Slow Shopper: Breaking the Chains

One girl’s attempt to inspire you to shop local… and juice things.

The Slow Shopper goes Self-Sufficient
June 20, 2012 – 9:33 pm | 5 Comments
The Slow Shopper goes Self-Sufficient

Suma’s ethical shopping blogger learns about animal welfare in the dairy industry and gets expert advice on becoming more self-sufficient.