Kenyan firm plans huge chilly chain facility in East Africa

A main Kenyan warehouse and logistics service supplier Cold Solutions, says it’s going to invest USD 70 million to construct the biggest chilly chain facility in East Africa to handle challenges that face transportation of perishable goods.
Cold Solution’s 15,000 sqm flagship facility in Tatu City Special Economic Zone in Nairobi will be the largest, most superior and efficient within the region. The cold chain facility is flexibly designed to cater for quite a few temperature ranges from +26 to -40 C and multiple product ranges, from contemporary fruit and vegetables, to pharmaceuticals and vaccines, meats and poultry, and frozen foods.
Cold Solutions Kenya is a portfolio firm of ARCH Cold Chain Solutions East Africa Fund, a personal equity fund suggested by ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH).
“Cold Solutions’ one-stop-shops are designed to permit companies to keep monitor of products in real-time and facilitate transportation throughout East Africa through temperature-controlled trucks, either throughout the inner metropolis or to long-haul destinations,” said Jared Irving, Managing Director, ARCH.
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The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that over 40% of meals in Sub-Saharan Africa perishes before it reaches a shopper. This can be as excessive as 60% for fresh produce in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Chris Barron, Kenya Country Head for Rendeavour, Tatu City’s proprietor and developer, says, “We are delighted to welcome Cold Solutions’ transformational chilly storage advanced to Tatu Industrial Park, which is residence to greater than 50 Kenyan, East African and multi-national businesses constructing best-in-class amenities in Kenya’s first operational Special Economic Zone.”
Tatu City is a 5,000-acre, mixed-use growth with homes, schools, places of work, a purchasing district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and entertainment advanced, and manufacturing space for more than 150,000 residents and tens of hundreds of day visitors. เกจวัดแรง and companies are already open at Tatu City, and a range of homes fits all incomes. จำหน่ายเกจวัดแรงดัน represents a new way of life and thinking for all Kenyans, creating a novel stay, work and play environment that’s free from visitors congestion and long-distance commuting.
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