I am Terry Darbyson and have over 40yrs experience within the food industry across most aspects including; Butchery, Chef in the Armed Forces, Food Production Trainer, Production Supervisor, Development Co-ordinator, Process Development and Continuous Improvement Projects. I have experience in chilled short shelf life products including Soups & Sauces, a wide range in Ready Meals and Desserts. In my spare time I play Indoor Bowls and of course enjoy time with my family.

Starter or Dessert: Starter, anything seafood, lovvvve seafood
Football or Rugby: Neither, F1 without doubt
Book or Film: Book – Factual Romans and Fiction by Wilbur Smith
Beach or City: Beach- Meeru Island Resort, Maldives
First Car: Vauxhall Viva HA
First Job: Aged 15 years and 3 weeks I was taken on as an Apprentice Butcher
Favourite Quote: “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” Elbert Hubbard (My wife knows everything about me)
Favourite Restaurant: It was on the Meeru Island, Maldives with our feet dangling over the sea, but it seems that a weekly visit is not possible!
Interesting fact about me: I have on several occasions abseiled down massive dams face first in various locations and loved it, now…….anything above 6ft I will not entertain it.

Email:   innovation@npddirect.com