A main Kenyan warehouse and logistics service supplier Cold Solutions, says it’ll make investments USD 70 million to assemble the largest cold chain facility in East Africa to deal with 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 chilly chain facility is flexibly designed to cater for quite a few temperature ranges from +26 to -40 C and multiple product ranges, from recent fruit and vegetables, to pharmaceuticals and vaccines, meats and poultry, and frozen foods.
Cold Solutions Kenya is a portfolio company of ARCH Cold Chain Solutions East Africa Fund, a private fairness fund advised by ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH).
“Cold Solutions’ one-stop-shops are designed to permit businesses to keep track of products in real-time and facilitate transportation throughout East Africa by way of temperature-controlled vans, both inside the internal city or to long-haul destinations,” 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 earlier than it reaches a client. This could be as excessive 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 cold storage complicated to Tatu Industrial Park, which is residence to more than 50 Kenyan, East African and multi-national companies constructing best-in-class facilities in Kenya’s first operational Special Economic Zone.”
เพรสเชอร์เกจคือ is a 5,000-acre, mixed-use development with properties, colleges, places of work, a shopping district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and leisure advanced, and manufacturing space for more than one hundred 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 suits all incomes. Tatu City represents a brand new way of life and thinking for all Kenyans, creating a novel stay, work and play surroundings that is free from visitors congestion and long-distance commuting.