Kenyan firm plans big cold chain facility in East Africa

A leading Kenyan warehouse and logistics service provider Cold Solutions, says it will make investments USD 70 million to assemble the most important chilly 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 will be the largest, most advanced and efficient within the area. The chilly chain facility is flexibly designed to cater for numerous temperature ranges from +26 to -40 C and a quantity of 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 private fairness fund advised by ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH).
“Cold Solutions’ one-stop-shops are designed to allow companies to keep observe of merchandise in real-time and facilitate transportation throughout East Africa through temperature-controlled vehicles, either within the inside metropolis or to long-haul destinations,” stated 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 can be as excessive as 60% for fresh produce in Sub-Saharan Africa.
เกจวัดแรงดัน300psi , 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 house to more than 50 Kenyan, East African and multi-national businesses constructing best-in-class services in Kenya’s first operational Special Economic Zone.”
Tatu City is a 5,000-acre, mixed-use improvement with properties, schools, places of work, a shopping district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and leisure complicated, and manufacturing area for greater than 150,000 residents and tens of 1000’s of day guests. Schools and companies are already open at Tatu City, and a spread of homes fits all incomes. Tatu City represents a model new way of life and pondering for all Kenyans, creating a novel reside, work and play setting that is free from traffic congestion and long-distance commuting.
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