Suma sweetcorn now back in stock!
December 2, 2016 – 3:55 pm | Comments Off on Suma sweetcorn now back in stock!

We know you’ve been having a tough time of it recently. Life without sweetcorn can be pretty hard going.
But now you can breathe a sigh of relief, because we’re pleased to say our delicious Suma …

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Supplier Profile: Doisy & Dam
November 11, 2016 – 12:26 pm | No Comment

We’ve been stocking the delicious Doisy & Dam bars for nearly a year now. We thought it was about time we found out more about the brand that brings unique pairings of superfood and chocolate together.

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Childhood friends Edward Smith and Richard Wilkinson wanted to create a food brand that struck balance between indulgence and nutrition.

Ed says: ‘We wanted to use superfoods to make indulgent foods better. We don’t believe in the idea that you have to sacrifice taste in order to create naturally good food. We make sure every bar of D&D has a superfood, a unique taste and an irresistible texture resulting in something superdelicious (even if we do say so ourselves)’.

So why call it Doisy and Dam? Well, Doisy & Dam were two incredibly accomplished scientists who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1943 for their work on the discovery and science behind vitamin K. Their discoveries led to a much better understanding of health and nutrition, which is why founders Richard Wilkinson and Ed Smith wanted to put them on the front of their bars!
The brand offer ten truly unique flavours which are added to either milk, dark or white chocolate.

Milk Chocolate Range:
– Date & Himalayan Pink Salt
– Roasted Cacao Nibs
– Quinoa, Smoked Tea & Vanilla
Dark Chocolate Range:
– Maple, Toasted Rice & Himalayan Pink Salt
– Mulberries, Black Sesame & Spirulina
– Maca, Vanilla & Cacao Nibs
– Ginger, Chilli Flakes & Hemp Seed
– Goji & Orange
– Coconut & Lucuma
White Chocolate Range:
– Lemon, Poppy Seed & Baobab

Every bar is produced and hand packaged in the UK, each a little different and made for the individual. All bars are single origin, gluten-free and soya-free. The dark chocolate is also vegan friendly. Each bar has a minimum of 8% superfoods, no more than eight ingredients, and a higher cocoa content than most mainstream bars meaning less sugar and fat. Healthy indulgence at its best!
You can find Doisy & Dam : online – www.doisyanddam.co.uk or on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @doisyanddam

Decadent Chocolate Mousse
November 11, 2016 – 10:07 am | No Comment
Decadent Chocolate Mousse

We spoke to the fantastic team at Doisy & Dam who have supplied us this decadent chocolate mousse recipe. Perfect either hot or cold, and definitely to be enjoyed with friends!
 
Doisy & Dam have a delicious …

Suma Christmas Brochure
August 4, 2016 – 12:37 pm | No Comment
Suma Christmas Brochure

Our team have been busy hand picking the best Christmas products to bring to you this year. Please browse through our brochure—we can accept your orders from the 1st September, see page 47 on how to order from us.

Suma Require LGV Drivers and Warehouse Worker
July 28, 2016 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Suma Require LGV Drivers and Warehouse Worker

We regularly require short-term Order Pickers and general warehouse workers as well as LGV drivers at peak sales and holiday periods. We require all these at our main site in Elland, West Yorkshire and LGV divers at our distribution site in Greenford, London. Contracts are generally between 3 and 18 months dependent on our need and your availability.

Suma’s Japanese Visitors
July 26, 2016 – 9:43 am | No Comment
Suma’s Japanese Visitors

In April of this year Suma were delighted to welcome three managers from the Japanese Consumers’ Cooperative Union. They represent 570 individual coops throughout Japan with 27 million members!
It was lovely to have visitors from …

Suma wins ‘Employer of the Year’ at the annual Grocer Gold awards
June 16, 2016 – 11:26 am | No Comment
Suma wins ‘Employer of the Year’ at the annual Grocer Gold awards

Suma are pleased to announce that we won ‘Employer of the year’ in the Grocer Gold awards, June 2016.

New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup
May 5, 2016 – 9:18 am | One Comment
New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup

New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup

Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem
May 2, 2016 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem

When it comes to simple and nutritious British food, you can’t go far wrong with the humble barley grain. It’s a wonderfully versatile cereal grain with a rich nutlike flavour and an appealing chewy, pasta-like consistency.

Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries
May 2, 2016 – 11:54 am | No Comment
Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries

When it comes to pearl barley recipes, pudding may not be the first thing that springs to mind. But simmered with coconut milk, rosewater and berries, this humble grain is transformed into a comforting yet exotic pudding, with a zingy fruit flavour and a creamy texture.

Suma is looking for Evening Warehouse Workers
May 2, 2016 – 9:20 am | One Comment
Suma is looking for Evening Warehouse Workers

We are currently recruiting

We are pleased to announce that we are looking to recruit part time workers for evening shifts at our Elland warehouse. Successful candidates will initially be trained in order picking but may …

Japanese Visitors!
April 22, 2016 – 12:01 pm | No Comment
Japanese Visitors!

Here at Suma we are always keen to share information about cooperative working.