Kenyan firm plans large chilly chain facility in East Africa

A leading Kenyan warehouse and logistics service provider Cold Solutions, says it’ll invest USD 70 million to assemble the most important 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 would be the largest, most advanced and environment friendly in the region. The chilly chain facility is flexibly designed to cater for numerous temperature ranges from +26 to -40 C and multiple product ranges, from recent fruit and vegetables, to prescription drugs and vaccines, meats and poultry, and frozen meals.
Cold Solutions Kenya is a portfolio company of ARCH Cold Chain Solutions East Africa Fund, a personal fairness fund suggested by ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH).
“Cold Solutions’ one-stop-shops are designed to permit businesses to keep monitor of products in real-time and facilitate transportation throughout East Africa by way of temperature-controlled trucks, either throughout the internal 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 client. 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 chilly storage complicated to Tatu Industrial Park, which is house to greater than 50 Kenyan, East African and multi-national companies constructing best-in-class services in Kenya’s first operational Special Economic Zone.”
เกจวัดแรงดันน้ำ10บาร์ is a 5,000-acre, mixed-use growth with properties, faculties, workplaces, a buying district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and entertainment advanced, 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 houses fits all incomes. Tatu City represents a new way of life and thinking for all Kenyans, creating a novel live, work and play setting that’s free from traffic congestion and long-distance commuting.

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