Biddlecombe, Tim

Tim graduated from Wye College in 1975 and joined ADAS as an Adviser/ Trials Officer at Brogdale. In 1977 he founded the Fruit Care Group – a group of 11 fruit growers based mainly around Maidstone. In 1980 he joined Farm Advisory Services Team Ltd (Fast) becoming managing director in 1992. Located at Brogdale, Fast houses the advisory team and laboratories as well as managing the National Fruit Collection for Defra in partnership with the University of Reading.