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Emergent Cold LatAm initiates operations in Ecuador


With state-of-the-art facilities for refrigerated storage for food, ​the company intends to invest up to US$ 50 million in the country

São Paulo – June 29, 2023 – Emergent Cold Latin America (Emergent Cold LatAm or the Company), the fastest-growing refrigerated storage and logistics services provider in Latin America, inaugurated today a new facility in Ecuador. Located in Durán, it marks the beginning of the operations in the country – where the company intends to invest up to US$ 50 million in the upcoming years.

The modern warehouse has a capacity for 10,320 frozen pallets. It was built by using sustainable technological solutions, ensuring energy and water savings, and reaffirming the company’s commitment to sustainability. The facility is strategically located, providing convenient access to key ports, and it’s also prepared for future expansions.

Ecuador is an important food producer and the largest global shrimp and banana exporter. The entry of the company into the Ecuadorian market, offering significant temperature-controlled storage capacity, represents a relevant support to the country’s infrastructure and contributes to the continuity of its economic growth.

“We have the most modern facilities in the country, contributing to the competitiveness of
the logistics sector in Ecuador, and adding great value to our customers in terms of safety,
quality, and food preservation,” said Carlos Burgos, Head of Emergent Cold LatAm in
Ecuador. “The country is known as the largest shrimp and banana exporter of the world, but
certainly, all food producers and exporters can benefit from the state-of-the-art
infrastructure that we are offering.”


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