Korean visitors see Suma in action
October 22, 2014 – 5:30 pm | No Comment

On Thursday 16th October we were very lucky to host 16 visitors from South Korea, here as part of a trip around Europe to find out how Europeans run social enterprises and worker owned businesses.
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Vegan Choc Cherry Brownies
October 22, 2014 – 4:02 pm | No Comment
Vegan Choc Cherry Brownies

I love brownies, but have not had one since going vegan. As Rowena (best vegan chef in the North I might add), and I discussed what we would make for our South Korean guests last …

Winter Brochure 2014
September 4, 2014 – 7:29 am | No Comment
Winter Brochure 2014

This Winter Suma are offering lots of great new products, these are included in our new Winter brochure, so here’s a taster from us, Suma, the workers cooperative where things are altogether better.

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 …

Experts In Export, Meet the Suma Export Team.
April 28, 2014 – 11:22 am | 2 Comments
Experts In Export, Meet the Suma Export Team.

Suma has been selling across the World for about 10 years. It all started quite quietly with a few customers. We only really began to take exporting seriously about five years ago and are now at the point where we’ve seen this part of our business grow to about 14% of total sales, a figure which continues to increase.

We are a small team, normally just three people working each day. Between us we speak French, Spanish, Italian, German, Greek, Mandarin and Portuguese.

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

Porcini Mushroom Risotto
April 4, 2014 – 1:28 pm | One Comment
Porcini Mushroom Risotto

a ridiculously creamy and delicious mushroom risotto

Hodmedods Visit Suma HQ
April 2, 2014 – 12:20 pm | No Comment
Hodmedods Visit Suma HQ

Hodmedod sources produce from British farms to supply the best ingredients and delicious foods. The team are particularly interested in searching out less well-known foods, like the fava bean – grown in Britain since the …

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!

Blue Cheese, Cranberry & Onion Muffins
October 31, 2013 – 12:46 pm | No Comment
Blue Cheese, Cranberry & Onion Muffins

Thanks to the rich flavour of these savoury muffins they make a comforting winter snack, but they can also be served with soup for an evening meal.