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Inspiring Change: Our new Italian pasta supplier

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Sales of our newly paper-packaged pastas are buoyant and we wanted to share a little about why we chose this pasta. Our authentic Italian organic wheat pasta is now packaged in biodegradable and recyclable paper sourced from sustainably managed forests. It’s 100% plastic-free and printed with water-based ink and heat-sealing lacquers without the use of […]

Inspiring Change: Ocean Plastics

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As we outline our sustainability plan, we’re always exploring ways to reduce our impact on the planet. Our ALTER/NATIVE by Suma packaging is currently made from post-consumer recycled plastic but we felt we could and should do more. Product Developer Mel has been busy researching alternative packaging solutions for our liquid products for months. After […]

Local Legends: Women Centre

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We’ve always been supporters of International Women’s Day. Gender equality is a big part of what Suma stands for as an equal-pay worker-owned and run co-op. As part of our activities in the local area, we offer consistent support to Women Centre through annual membership, donations and fundraising activities. We spoke to Maxine to find […]

Wholefoods & Wholesome Folk: Brontosaurus Vegan

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Brontosaurus Vegan stands as a beacon of hope, representing the resilience of independent businesses. As the only vegan shop in Swansea, it has become a vital resource for those seeking a cruelty-free lifestyle.  Please tell us about you, your customers, your staff and your business.I began working in my Grandparent’s health food store from the […]