First cold chain facility to open in Bangalore for IG International

Mon 26/09/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
IG International's truck

Indian logistics platform Horizon Industrial Parks is to build a cold chain facility in Bangalore for leading fruit importer IG International. The facility will be powered by solar energy and have a capacity of more than 200 refrigerated containers per day. It is expected to be completed by mid-2023.

Tarun Arora, director of IG International, said: 

India’s fresh fruit imports hit record levels in 2021. To satisfy the growing appetite, we require a cold storage facility to ensure we can preserve quality and safety across the supply chain and reduce lead-time.

Horizon Industrial Parks CEO Rahul Pandit said: 

Cold chain facility requires a high degree of storage specifications to ensure product quality and maintain the freshness of the food.

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