Hebridean Food Co has worked with Asda to secure listings for 10 new lines which will be stocked across 50 of Asda’s 64 Scottish stores.

The new products include a range of ready meals and soups including Stewart’s kitchen bacon and lentil soup, cajun chicken and lentil soup, bacon and sweet potato soup, hearty vegetable soup, cock-a-leekie soup, mac and cheese with Ayrshire ham, Scottish beef olives, and mashed potato, Cullen Skink Pie, Ayrshire Ham Gratin, and Chicken Braemar.

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.

“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,” said Douglas Stewart, managing director of Hebridean Food Company.

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. These new additions 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