Kenyan firm plans large chilly chain facility in East Africa

A main Kenyan warehouse and logistics service provider Cold Solutions, says it’s going to make investments USD 70 million to construct the largest cold chain facility in East Africa to deal with challenges that face transportation of perishable items.
Cold Solution’s 15,000 sqm flagship facility in Tatu City Special Economic Zone in Nairobi will be the largest, most advanced and efficient within the region. The chilly chain facility is flexibly designed to cater for quite a few temperature ranges from +26 to -40 C and multiple product ranges, from fresh fruit and greens, to prescription drugs and vaccines, meats and poultry, and frozen foods.
เกจ์วัดแรงดัน is a portfolio firm of ARCH Cold Chain Solutions East Africa Fund, a non-public fairness fund suggested by ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH).
“Cold Solutions’ one-stop-shops are designed to permit businesses to maintain observe of products in real-time and facilitate transportation across East Africa by way of temperature-controlled vehicles, either throughout the inside city or to long-haul locations,” mentioned 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 could be as high as 60% for recent 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 complicated to Tatu Industrial Park, which is home to more 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 improvement with homes, colleges, places of work, a shopping district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and leisure complex, and manufacturing area for more than 150,000 residents and tens of hundreds of day visitors. Schools and businesses are already open at Tatu City, and a range of homes fits all incomes. Tatu City represents a new way of life and pondering for all Kenyans, creating a novel reside, work and play setting that’s free from visitors congestion and long-distance commuting.

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