The Volkswagen Foundation (VW) has had a long relationship with the KCCR at KNUST. The New cold house of KCCR was built with sponsorship from the VW foundation. In April 2018, representatives from the foundation visited the premises of KCCR to inspect work completed on the cold house. Mrs Hanna Wieland and colleagues were impressed with the output of the investment. KCCR also assured them of using the facilities to further research in Ghana and beyon