Scottish Seaweed

Harvested Sustainably for a Better Future

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Sustainable seaweed harvesting strengthens Scotland’s future

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Ascophyllum nodosum is an incredible natural resource

Since the beginning of our harvest in 2017, our vision has been to sustainably harvest Scottish seaweed to promote the wellbeing and prosperity of our people in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.


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Ecology, Society and Economy: How Uist Asco Works for Absolute Sustainability

July 18, 2019 | Sustainability

Sustainability is at the heart of all we do at Uist Asco. A three-pronged approach balances the ecological, societal and economic sustainability required to ensure Uist Asco will have a presence in the Outer Hebrides’ landscape for many generations to come.  Our target species, Ascophyllum nodosum (egg wrack or knotted wrack), is the predominant intertidal  seaweed found on sheltered rocky shorelines in the North Atlantic. It thrives Read More


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