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Expansion of cold chain facilities in hot countries

Effective cold-chain logistics are essential for the economic growth of hot countries. In Africa, Asia, as well as the Middle East, various stakeholders are engaged in setting up cold storage refrigeration warehouses and temperature-controlled transport. These newly inaugurated refrigeration facilities pave way for global trade opportunities.

According to an IIR Informatory Note to be published soon, over 17% of perishable food produced in developing countries is lost due to a lack of refrigeration [1]. Therefore, effective cold-chain logistics that connect producers to consumers in a timely manner are key to reducing food ...

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