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

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.

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The Italian Job, Coop Style
July 31, 2014 – 2:49 pm | No Comment
The Italian Job, Coop Style

For two weeks at the beginning of July we were very lucky to have a visitor all the way from Italy. Linda Casani is a member of Iris Cooperativa Agricola, based in the North of …

Co-operative of the Year 2014: Suma Wholefoods
July 9, 2014 – 11:25 am | No Comment
Co-operative of the Year 2014: Suma Wholefoods

Suma Foods has been awarded the title of “Cooperative of the year 2014” in an annual award open to over 6000 cooperative businesses.
The decision was announced at Co-operatives UK AGM, held on Friday 27 June …

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.

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!

Btec Students Visit Suma
October 3, 2013 – 9:28 am | No Comment
Btec Students Visit Suma

On 25th October we were delighted to host a visit by 19 sixth form Btec level 3 Business Studies students and teachers from nearby Brighouse High School.

The People’s Supermarket as seen on Channel 4
February 16, 2011 – 5:38 pm | 2 Comments
The People’s Supermarket as seen on Channel 4

Suma are proud to supply the peoples supermarket, the most exciting concept to hit UK retailing since The Co-operative opened it’s doors in the 1800’s.

Co-operative Fortnight
May 7, 2010 – 5:31 pm | No Comment
Co-operative Fortnight

June 19th and July 3rd 2010 will be the first Co-operative Fortnight to be held to celebrate and promote co-operative working.

Food buying groups wanted for survey
April 7, 2010 – 11:54 am | 4 Comments
Food buying groups wanted for survey

Mazy is looking for food groups to help her with her research project. She wants information to help her develop tools to make the setting up and running of food coops easier.

Green Valley Grocer wins the Kirklees Mayor Local Food Retailer Award
March 25, 2010 – 11:43 am | No Comment
Green Valley Grocer wins the Kirklees Mayor Local Food Retailer Award

One year after the community in Slaithwaite found out their local Green Grocer shop was closing, their new community owned shop, Green Valley Grocer won Kirklees Award for Local Food Retailer.

Food Cooperative Forum
January 12, 2010 – 3:23 pm | 3 Comments
Food Cooperative Forum

Networking event including practical workshops for food co-operatives, co-operative wholesalers and retailers, buying groups and growers. Organised by Co-operativesUK as part of the Making Local Food Work project.