Hi-tech cold rooms to cut post-harvest losses

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation, in sub-Saharan Africa, between 40 percent and 50 percent of produce go to waste before reaching the end customer, largely due to a lack of viable cold chain solutions.

Various innovations have however been created to help solve this problem and reduce losses which eats into farmers’ earnings while compromising food security. Many of the technologies deployed to help store food and keep them in good condition before they reach the market are imported, meaning that they are not tailor-made to meet local challenges.

This is the gap that tech company, Sheffield Africa is seeking to fill through its innovative cold room solutions.

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