Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | No 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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The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017 – Recognition for our co-operative achievements
April 21, 2017 – 8:09 am | 2 Comments
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017 – Recognition for our co-operative achievements

The Queen’s Awards are amongst the most prestigious awards in UK, designed to celebrate the outstanding achievements of British businesses. We’ve been recognized for our strong, continued growth in international sales as well as our co-operative ethos and great employment benefits, such as equal pay for all workers and flexible working.

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

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 at the Natural and Organic Products Show
May 1, 2014 – 10:09 am | No Comment
Suma at the Natural and Organic Products Show

Suma at the Natural and Organic Products Show
Olympia, London 2015
Watch the video to learn more about what we do…

My Golden Ticket
April 24, 2014 – 9:28 am | No Comment
My Golden Ticket

After eating my weight in chocolate, we were moved onto the main event – being wheeled around the factory and making our very own chocolate bars. Clad in hairnets and white jackets we headed straight into the extremely pristine factory. Vats of dark, milk & white chocolate dominated the

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

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 …

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 …

Ed Balls visits Suma during Fairtrade Fortnight
March 4, 2014 – 10:07 am | 5 Comments
Ed Balls visits Suma during Fairtrade Fortnight

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls and Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Calder Valley, Josh Fenton-Glynn, visited Suma during Fairtrade Fortnight to see how our business supports the Fairtrade movement and thrives on equal pay for all our …

Traidcraft fighting unfairness
November 15, 2013 – 12:48 pm | No Comment
Traidcraft fighting unfairness

The Fairtrade programme is doing good things here. The village where I live now has clean water and receives electricity. It’s very exciting – we never believed this would be possible!