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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Suma Driver Profile
July 30, 2015 – 9:59 am | One Comment
Suma Driver Profile

I have been at Suma for 14 years. When I started we were based in a redundant mill building in Halifax, and our fleet of vehicles certainly wasn’t what it is today.

A healthy alternative for cooking & baking
May 15, 2015 – 9:44 am | 2 Comments
A healthy alternative for cooking & baking

With all the benefits of coconut but none of the strong flavours, our new odourless coconut oil is a versatile addition to your cooking repertoire. Coconut oil benefits from a low melting point and high smoke point, so it can be used to replace butter in your baking but is also ideal for stir fries and roasting.

Plunkett Foundation Partnership
September 3, 2014 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
Plunkett Foundation Partnership

Suma and Plunkett support small community groups
Plunkett Foundation and Suma Wholefoods are delighted to have agreed a supply deal exclusively for community co-operatives across the UK launching from the 1st September.
Aimed at community co-operative members …

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 | One 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.