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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The Slow Shopper: One Week In
April 9, 2012 – 8:20 pm | 5 Comments
The Slow Shopper: One Week In

The latest exploits of one Suma Member who is on a mission to shop more ethically

The Slow Shopper: Six Months Without Supermarkets
April 1, 2012 – 10:45 pm | 9 Comments
The Slow Shopper: Six Months Without Supermarkets

One Suma Member takes on the challenge of going completely supermarket-free for six months. Just how easy is it to be an ethical, local shopper?

Are you taking a step for Fairtrade?
February 22, 2012 – 4:30 pm | No Comment
Are you taking a step for Fairtrade?

Find out what we are up to this Fairtrade Fortnight and how you can get involved too!

Move Your Money- Can the Power of UK Coops Change Our Banking System?
January 31, 2012 – 3:26 pm | 2 Comments
Move Your Money- Can the Power of UK Coops Change Our Banking System?

Suma recently attended the annual Future Coops conference, where a theme under discussion was the power of UK Banks. If you, like many of us, are sick of the behaviour of the large banks, then a new resource can help you move your money to a cooperative bank, your local credit union or building society.

A New Era For Greenpeace with the Rainbow Warrior III
November 15, 2011 – 9:56 am | No Comment
A New Era For Greenpeace with the Rainbow Warrior III

Last week, celebrations on the south bank of the Thames marked the inaugural visit of Greenpeace’s new campaigning ship to the UK, and the 40th anniversary of the birth of Greenpeace.

Suma Deliveries Blaze an Eco-Trail
August 13, 2011 – 9:01 am | No Comment
Suma Deliveries Blaze an Eco-Trail

Our Distribution Coordinator Simon, who had a go at test-driving the truck, said “it handles much like our regular vehicles but it has a very clever automatic gearbox, which makes it a pleasure to drive in urban environments and heavy traffic.

Going on your hols? Can’t bear to be without your favourite Suma products?
July 5, 2011 – 2:09 pm | No Comment
Going on your hols? Can’t bear to be without your favourite Suma products?

In the farmyard we have a farm shop, which sells almost entirely organic produce including eggs, milk, cheese, bread, vegetables, beers, ciders and wines, as well as firewood, gas, bbqs, charcoal and other essentials.

Suma Gains Recognition as a Considerate Supplier
June 8, 2011 – 4:27 pm | No Comment
Suma Gains Recognition as a Considerate Supplier

Find out more about Suma’s award-winning service to the catering and hospitality industry

Hot chocolate the Fairtrade way (and lots of other ways too)
March 8, 2011 – 9:56 am | No Comment
Hot chocolate the Fairtrade way (and lots of other ways too)

You’ll love the delicious creamy taste of this drink made with real Fairtrade chocolate chunks. Hot chocolate is really versatile too, so we’ve offered a range of ways to adapt it to your taste.

Darjeeling rice pudding
March 3, 2011 – 2:57 pm | 2 Comments
Darjeeling rice pudding

A classic pud with a twist, this desert uses lots of deliciously ethical ingredients so it’s a great way of showing off all the lovely things you can create from Fairtrade products!