Kenyan firm plans big chilly chain facility in East Africa

A leading Kenyan warehouse and logistics service supplier Cold Solutions, says it’ll make investments USD 70 million to construct the largest cold chain facility in East Africa to address 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 superior and efficient in the area. 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 vegetables, to prescribed drugs and vaccines, meats and poultry, and frozen meals.
Cold Solutions Kenya is a portfolio firm 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 companies to maintain track of products in real-time and facilitate transportation across East Africa by way of temperature-controlled trucks, either throughout the inner metropolis or to long-haul locations,” stated 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. เพรสเชอร์เกจไฮดรอลิค can be as excessive as 60% for contemporary 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 complex to Tatu Industrial Park, which is home to greater than 50 Kenyan, East African and multi-national businesses building best-in-class amenities in Kenya’s first operational Special Economic Zone.”
Tatu City is a 5,000-acre, mixed-use growth with properties, schools, offices, a purchasing district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and leisure complex, and manufacturing area for greater than one hundred fifty,000 residents and tens of thousands of day visitors. Schools and businesses are already open at Tatu City, and a spread of homes fits all incomes. Tatu City represents a model new way of living and considering for all Kenyans, creating a unique live, work and play setting that is free from visitors congestion and long-distance commuting.

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