Author: Linda Theriault

Maintaining Business Continuity, Safely


By:  Jean-Pierre Brien, Project Manager at Uist Asco.  Continuing production during COVID was a challenging exercise and the success we’ve had was only made possible by the dedication and coordination of our entire team. Our small but mighty group includes local Harvesters, Hauliers, Contractors, Plant Operators and Office Staff.
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Reviving Lost Traditions with Science and Sustainability


Seaweed has long been part of the crofting and rural lifestyle in the Outer Hebrides, rural Ireland and rural Canada. It has been widely used to turn the rocky, wind swept, infertile shores into small oases where residents used the seaweed to grow their own food to sustain their families.  Later, as seaweed-based industries emerged […]
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Uist Asco Welcomes its New Production Manager


We are pleased to announce that Angus Ferguson joined Uist Asco Limited on November 18, 2019 as our new Production Manager.  Angus is originally from North Uist and lives a stone’s throw from the plant. Angus returned to North Uist after studying Agriculture at the Scottish Agricultural College. He has worked for the past eight […]
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