Kenyan agency plans huge chilly chain facility in East Africa

A leading Kenyan warehouse and logistics service supplier Cold Solutions, says it’s going to make investments USD 70 million to assemble the largest cold chain facility in East Africa to handle 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 superior and efficient in the region. The chilly chain facility is flexibly designed to cater for numerous temperature ranges from +26 to -40 C and a number of product ranges, from recent fruit and greens, to prescription 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 non-public fairness fund suggested by ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH).
เกจวัดแรงดัน ’ one-stop-shops are designed to allow companies to maintain observe of products in real-time and facilitate transportation throughout East Africa by way of temperature-controlled trucks, both inside the inside metropolis 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 meals in Sub-Saharan Africa perishes earlier than it reaches a consumer. This may be as high as 60% for contemporary 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 advanced to Tatu Industrial Park, which is residence to greater than 50 Kenyan, East African and multi-national companies constructing best-in-class amenities in Kenya’s first operational Special Economic Zone.”

Tatu City is a 5,000-acre, mixed-use development with homes, faculties, workplaces, a purchasing district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and leisure complicated, and manufacturing area for more than a hundred and fifty,000 residents and tens of hundreds of day guests. Schools and businesses are already open at Tatu City, and a range of houses fits all incomes. Tatu City represents a model new way of life and considering for all Kenyans, creating a novel reside, work and play environment that’s free from site visitors congestion and long-distance commuting.

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