Kenyan firm plans big cold chain facility in East Africa

เกจวัดแรงดันไนโตรเจนราคา and logistics service supplier Cold Solutions, says it’s going to invest USD 70 million to assemble the most important 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 would be the largest, most advanced and environment friendly within the area. 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 fresh fruit and vegetables, to prescribed drugs 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 allow companies to keep observe of products in real-time and facilitate transportation throughout East Africa by way of temperature-controlled trucks, 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 food in Sub-Saharan Africa perishes before it reaches a shopper. This may be as high as 60% for recent produce in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Chris Barron, Kenya Country Head for Rendeavour, Tatu City’s owner and developer, says, “We are delighted to welcome Cold Solutions’ transformational cold storage complicated to Tatu Industrial Park, which is residence to more than 50 Kenyan, East African and multi-national companies building best-in-class facilities in Kenya’s first operational Special Economic Zone.”
Tatu City is a 5,000-acre, mixed-use improvement with homes, schools, workplaces, a shopping district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and leisure complex, and manufacturing area for more than a hundred and fifty,000 residents and tens of 1000’s of day visitors. Schools and companies are already open at Tatu City, and a variety of homes fits all incomes. Tatu City represents a brand new way of living and considering for all Kenyans, creating a unique reside, work and play surroundings that’s free from site visitors congestion and long-distance commuting.
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