Kenyan firm plans big cold chain facility in East Africa

A main Kenyan warehouse and logistics service supplier Cold Solutions, says it’ll invest USD 70 million to assemble the largest chilly 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 advanced and efficient in the area. เกจวัดความดันแก๊ส 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 prescribed 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 equity fund suggested by ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH).
“Cold Solutions’ one-stop-shops are designed to allow businesses to keep monitor of merchandise in real-time and facilitate transportation across East Africa by way of temperature-controlled vehicles, both inside the inner metropolis or to long-haul locations,” said 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 consumer. This could be as high as 60% for fresh 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 more than 50 Kenyan, East African and multi-national businesses constructing best-in-class facilities in Kenya’s first operational Special Economic Zone.”
Tatu City is a 5,000-acre, mixed-use growth with homes, colleges, workplaces, a purchasing district, medical clinics, nature areas, a sport and entertainment complicated, and manufacturing space for greater 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 spread of homes suits all incomes. Tatu City represents a new way of living and pondering for all Kenyans, creating a unique reside, work and play surroundings that’s free from traffic congestion and long-distance commuting.

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