The project aims for “SulleX-TRC” city to become a regional center for manufacturing and trading chilled and frozen agricultural crops. On the other hand, the temperature-controlled logistics city will be integrated with the” Tarboul” wholesale market, in line with the objectives of building and developing the Tarboul region as the largest smart industrial city in Egypt and Africa.
“Stated that the “SulleX-TRC” city for manufacturing and refrigerated logistics will serve both smallholder farmers and large agricultural companies. Moreover, the city will aim to save more than 30% of the loss in agricultural products traded in Upper Egypt due to the lack of adequate cold storage infrastructure and will help Egypt save water wasted due to spoilage of agricultural products.” Said Engineer Andrew Daniel, Chairman of SulleX.
He added the “SulleX-TRC” city will support the Egyptian economy by providing hard currency through export operations. One of the project’s main objectives is for the refrigerated city to become a regional center linked to agricultural collection centers serving local communities in Upper Egypt and Sudan and linked to distribution centers for chilled and frozen agricultural products. To serve the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, North Africa, and Europe.
Engineer Andrew explained: “SulleX-TRC” city will provide advanced and diversified services to investors, such as sorting and packing services, tracking agricultural products, refrigerated transport, customs clearance, marketing assistance, and entry to international exhibitions to support export and improve the quality of the Egyptian product.”
Sherif Hammouda, Chairman of GV Group expressed his happiness at the entry of SulleX as a major developer of the refrigerated manufacturing and logistics area to integrate with the city of “Tarboul”, the Valley of Food Technology, and the wholesale market of “Tarboul” to achieve integration and the sustainable development goals of the city.
And from his part Eng. Magdy Ghazy, CEO of the city, disclosed that the project is receiving great interest from investors, as it is located on an area of 109 million square meters and the city includes more than 12 industrial zones, including the Food Technology Valley, the Automotive Hub, the Engineering Hub, the Medical Center, and the Textile Center & clothes, the city of building materials, and the city of chemicals and plastics.