Who we are
Founded in 2012 with the goal of providing African agribusiness with the tools, technology and expertise to significantly reduce food losses and energy costs, and access higher-value markets.
InspiraFarms Cooling has deployed over 120 units across 15 countries. With 25 full-time employees spread across Kenya, Italy, UK Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
InspiraFarms Cooling is continuously innovating and building technical and financial features for its products, deploying physical infrastructure, with more services and features that maximise the efficiency, sustainability, affordability, and returns on investment for its customers.
Since 2022 InspiraFarms Cooling technology is now available to retrofit any cold chain asset with many servicing options.
With the support of InspiraFarms and its partners, our clients have improved the livelihoods of over 5,000 rural community members across the developing world, including new jobs filled by women in underserved communities.
Certifications & strategic Partnerships
InspiraFarms Cooling is an official GLOBALG.A.P. Community Member. Community members support the work of the GLOBALG.A.P. Secretariat to promote good farming practices throughout the world via a set of standards for safe and responsible farming. Community members help to shape these standards through active involvement in their creation and revision. There are three types of GLOBALG.A.P. Community Membership: Producer/Supplier, retailer/food service, and associate members. InspiraFarms is an associate member.
FlowerWatch and InspiraFarms Cooling share the ambition to optimise and contribute to the flower cold chain, unlock value and make post-harvest operations more sustainable. FlowerWatch provide InspiraFarms Cooling with a whole line of services, set quality standards, and provide training, audits, cold chain analysis, for its products, all based on global quality standards for post-harvest cooling for flowers. Through this, FlowerWatch recommends InspiraFarms Cooling as a leading provider of pre-cooling and cooling products and services for the optimal post-harvest treatment of export grade flowers.
Certified B Corporations, or B Corps, are companies verified by B Lab to meet high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. B Lab recognizes that high-quality social and environmental business standards demand continuous improvement in order to meet principles of inclusion, independence, and credibility. Through the B Corp Certification, InspiraFarms Cooling demonstrates high social and environmental performance, demonstrate high social and environmental performance. Finally, InspiraFarms Cooling exhibits transparency by allowing information about its performance measured against B Lab’s standards to be publicly available on its B Corp profile on B Lab’s website.
InspiraFarms Cooling and FreezeLink have partnered to build and integrate the fresh produce cold chain in Ghana, focusing on export crop supply chains, through the development of business opportunities and facilitating access to cold chain technology through asset finance, refrigeration-as-a-service, and technical services. The partnership combines FreezeLink’s cold chain logistics and technical expertise to increase commercial opportunities in the Ghana fresh produce industry, both as an operator and a supplier of technical after-sales services and cooling solutions.
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