The “cold chain” process involves food products that are shipped from the field or manufacturing plant to foodservice distributors, grocery stores, restaurants and/or directly to the consumer. This is often referred to as “farm to fork.” There is increasing demand for cold storage logistics facilities that service the food industry.

This first installment of CBRE’s three-part industrial & logistics-focused “Food on Demand” series explores the cold storage industry’s impact on industrial real estate and outlines the drivers of cold storage demand, its major players, inventory estimates and geographical distribution. 

Download Food on Demand: Cold Storage Unpacked to explore our deep dive into the cold storage landscape.