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Soup-erb new supplier for Asda

15/11/2023
Hebridean Food Co has worked with Asda to secure listings for ten new lines which will be stocked across 50 of Asda's 64 Scottish stores. Pictured here in celebration of the partnership is (L-R) Asda Blantyre General Store Manager Andy Claase, with Douglas Stewart, Stewart, Managing Director of Hebridean Food Company.

A NEW SUPPLIER to Asda, Hebridean Food Company has worked with the retailer to secure listings for ten new lines in 50 of its stores in Scotland.

The new products include a range of ready meals and soups including Stewart’s KitchenBacon & Lentil Soup, Cajun Chicken & Lentil Soup, Bacon & Sweet Potato Soup, Hearty Vegetable Soup, Cock-a-Leekie Soup, Mac & Cheese with Ayrshire Ham, Scottish Beef Olives & Mashed Potato, Cullen Skink Pie, Ayrshire Ham Gratin and Chicken Braemar.

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Established in 2014 by Douglas Stewart, a lobster fisherman’s son from the Isle of North Uist, Hebridean Food Company uses fresh, natural ingredients from Scotland’s larder to handmake healthy and hearty meals that are ready to eat in minutes.

“Asda is the first supermarket to list the full Stewart’s Kitchen range of ready meals and soups,” explained Douglas Stewart, Managing Director of Hebridean Food Company. 

Douglas continued:

“We pour our passion for food into everything we produce, creating genuinely good and flavoursome products which are free from artificial additives and preservatives. Our products are proudly inspired by the Hebridean Island approach to life, we take the time to do things right and source high quality, local ingredients. This partnership with Asda will also help to create five new roles within the business.

“Our meals are not only delicious, but they are also convenient and affordable – a winning combination at a time of continuing rising costs and very real concerns in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis.”

Ashley Connolly, Asda’s Buying Manager for Scotland Local added,

“We know our customers love local suppliers, and we’re delighted to begin this partnership with Hebridean Food Company, welcoming ten excellent traditional meals and soups with a contemporary twist into our stores.

“These new additions of hearty ready meals and soups will provide our shoppers with great choice and convenience and will be particularly welcomed throughout the winter months.”

The products are available to buy instore or online at www.asda.com

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