A leading Kenyan warehouse and logistics service supplier Cold Solutions, says it’s going to make investments USD 70 million to construct the most important cold chain facility in East Africa to deal with 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 cold chain facility is flexibly designed to cater for numerous temperature ranges from +26 to -40 C and multiple product ranges, from contemporary fruit and vegetables, to prescribed drugs and vaccines, meats and poultry, and frozen foods.
Cold Solutions Kenya is a portfolio company of ARCH Cold Chain Solutions East Africa Fund, a non-public equity fund advised 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 throughout East Africa through temperature-controlled trucks, both inside the inner city 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 meals in Sub-Saharan Africa perishes earlier than it reaches a consumer. เกจวัดแรงดัน4นิ้วราคา can be as excessive as 60% for fresh 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 home to more 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 growth with homes, schools, workplaces, a shopping district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and leisure complex, 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 range of homes fits all incomes. Tatu City represents a brand new way of living and considering for all Kenyans, creating a novel reside, work and play setting that’s free from traffic congestion and long-distance commuting.