Kenyan firm plans big cold chain facility in East Africa

A main Kenyan warehouse and logistics service provider Cold Solutions, says it will make investments USD 70 million to construct the largest chilly chain facility in East Africa to address challenges that face transportation of perishable items.
Cold Solution’s 15,000 sqm flagship facility in Tatu City Special Economic Zone in Nairobi will 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 fresh fruit and greens, to prescribed drugs and vaccines, meats and poultry, and frozen meals.
เกจวัดถังแก๊ส is a portfolio firm of ARCH Cold Chain Solutions East Africa Fund, a private fairness fund suggested by ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH).
“Cold Solutions’ one-stop-shops are designed to permit businesses to keep observe of products in real-time and facilitate transportation across East Africa via temperature-controlled trucks, either inside 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 earlier than 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 cold storage complex to Tatu Industrial Park, which is residence to more 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 improvement with homes, faculties, offices, a buying district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and entertainment complex, and manufacturing area for greater than a hundred and fifty,000 residents and tens of thousands of day visitors. Schools and companies are already open at Tatu City, and a spread of houses suits all incomes. Tatu City represents a new way of life and pondering for all Kenyans, creating a singular stay, work and play environment that’s free from visitors congestion and long-distance commuting.

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