Welcome to Table Bay Cold Storage

Located just 900 meters from the harbor in Paarden Eiland, Cape Town, Table Bay Cold Storage (TBCS) has been a key player in the industry since its incorporation in June 1941 by the Michelsen family.

In August 1987, TBCS became fully owned by the Botswana Meat Commission, a parastatal of the Botswana Government. This partnership has propelled TBCS to new heights, contributing significantly to the global distribution of BMC products and enhancing the profitability of the BMC Group.

Your Trusted Cold Storage and Freight Forwarding Partner

At TBCS, our core focus is to provide unparalleled cold storage space and freight forwarding services at competitive market prices. We understand the critical role temperature-controlled storage plays in preserving the quality and integrity of perishable goods. As one of the few EU-approved cold storage facilities in the Western Cape, South Africa, we specialize in handling beef products to meet the stringent requirements of European markets.

Our strategic location near the harbour gives us a distinct advantage in facilitating efficient and seamless import and export operations. We are perfectly positioned to handle the movement of goods, ensuring they reach their destinations in optimal condition and within the desired timelines.

Driven by our commitment to customer satisfaction, we continuously strive to exceed expectations. We leverage our extensive experience and industry expertise to offer innovative solutions that address the unique challenges of cold storage and freight forwarding. Our services are designed to not only meet but surpass regulatory standards, allowing our clients to navigate global markets confidently.

As a fully owned subsidiary of the Botswana Meat Commission, we are deeply rooted in the meat industry and understand its intricacies. This knowledge, combined with our EU approval, positions us as a trusted partner for the BMC Group, contributing to their global product distribution and overall profitability.

Whether you require cold storage space, freight forwarding, or a comprehensive supply chain solution, TBCS is here to support your needs.

Our commitment to excellence, competitive pricing, and industry certifications, make us the preferred choice for businesses seeking efficient, secure, and cost-effective storage and logistics services.

The Botswana Meat Commission

Visit the Botswana Meat Commission website today and embark on a journey that unveils the remarkable bond between the people of Botswana and their cherished cattle. Gain a deeper understanding of the BMC’s dedication to excellence, as they continue to shape the future of the country’s meat industry. Discover firsthand the stories, achievements, and initiatives that make the Botswana Meat Commission a beacon of progress and success.

Explore their initiatives aimed at empowering local farmers, promoting skills development, and fostering sustainable growth within the livestock sector. From research and development to market access facilitation, the BMC plays a pivotal role in uplifting Botswana’s agricultural landscape.

Prepare to be inspired and captivated as you delve into the world of Botswana’s beef industry.

Meatropolis Wholesale and Retail Butchery

At TBCS, we take pride in storing and shipping premium beef to EU countries. And now, we’re thrilled to bring that same exceptional quality directly to you.

Introducing,  Meatropolis, located at 6 Auckland Street, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town.

Here, restaurants, catering distributors, and the public can indulge in the finest, vacuum-packed beef available. We’re committed to providing you with a direct-from-source experience, ensuring that every slice of beef is of the highest standard.

Each cut is carefully selected and prepared to meet the highest expectations, guaranteeing unparalleled taste and tenderness.

Whether you’re a culinary professional looking to elevate your dishes or an individual seeking top-quality beef for your home-cooked meals, Meatropolis is your go-to destination. We bring you the best quality cuts to enhance your business or savor memorable dining experiences.

Experience the Meatropolis difference today and discover why we are the ultimate destination for premium beef.

Meatropolis also offer Online Shopping with delivery to your door (currently only available in the Western Cape region) – click here to visit our Online Shop