Case Studies and Quotes


Being a part of Growing Middlesbrough is benefiting businesses of all sizes, across sectors and right down the supply chain. On this page you will find just a small selection of some of the great stories, case studies and quotes that we have collected.
We hope you enjoy reading these and are inspired by them to make changes in your workplace or business. Remember, if you want advice and/ or support from the Growing Middlesbrough team or colleagues you’ve read about here so you can follow their lead, then do please get in contact with us.


Case studies


Teesside University


Rounton Coffee Roasters

Rosalind’s Larder


At the Growing Middlesbrough launch event in October 2015 I met with Holcroft Wholesalers, and they now deliver my eggs to more customers, increasing my sales.

David Hugill, JD & G Hugill (Eggs)


We sell or include local ingredients in some of our dishes, so that we can promote the excellent quality food available within the local area. This has positive impact on our local economy and supports Middlesbrough College’s environmental targets.”

Alister Wrigley, Commercial Catering Manager, Middlesbrough College


We try to buy local food because we want to make a difference to our town.  Buying local helps to protect local jobs – why on earth would we want to do anything else?

Debby Roberts | Deputy Director, Campus Services (Facilities),Teesside University