A huge shout out to Virgin StartUp ambassadors Imran and Nadia Ayoub, the founders of De Melo – Middlesbrough’s premier artisan coffee shop. Already famous for their inventive cakes and ‘freakshakes’ they are now expanding into the gelato market, launching their own range and moving into wholesales, and one of the world’s most established gelato technicians will be coming from Italy to begin training the De Melo team.

How to start a business in Middlesbrough: De Melo

How to start a business in Middlesbrough: De Melo

Congratulations to Imran and Nadia on this amazing news! It’s fantastic to see Virgin StartUp businesses growing and expanding – here’s to many more.