#LockdownLessons – Morelli’s Ice Cream & The Ortus Group

Lockdown Lessons is a new series where we talk to businesses about their experience during COVID-19 and the impact it has had on their business. First up it’s Terry McCrudden of The Ortus Group talking about the challenge of opening a new business during a global pandemic.

For the first episode of #LockdownLessons we spoke to Terry McCrudden, Marketing Executive at The Ortus Group about the opening of their new Morelli’s ice cream store at The Dairy Farm Shopping Centre in West Belfast.

The store opened in June 2020 and if the first ice cream parlour in the Colin area of Belfast.

In the video interview Terry talks about:

  • Why the chose Morelli’s as the ice cream supplier
  • The process of getting the store opened
  • The Social Enterprise element of the work that The Ortus Group do
  • The impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had in terms of shopping habits

If you’ve got a Lockdown Lesson that you’d like to share then get in touch and we can have a chat through the details.