Freeze drying or lyophilization is a three-step process that preserves fresh foods by removing most of their moisture content. Freeze-dried products include ice cream, emergency food, nutraceuticals, fruits, vegetables, pet food, and more.
It’s a highly popular and the best method to preserve food and even pharmaceuticals. While freeze drying can be performed at home, outsourcing your needs to a company that has the equipment and technology to do it will ensure the best results.
The freeze drying process involves three stages — freezing, sublimation, adsorption — and takes about 20-40 hours to complete
Why is freeze drying foods worth it?
With increased product shelf life, you no longer have to worry about food waste, which concerns restaurants, supermarkets, and consumers. Food waste negatively impacts the environment by contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. Freeze drying can be one of the best solutions for food waste reduction.
Popular Foods You Can Freeze Dry
The good news is that we can freeze dry almost anything, including custom products.
Because we can freeze dry a wide range of products, we’re able to serve businesses within the restaurant industry, health and fitness industry, meal kit industry, pet food industry, and more. Envisioning an amazing product but not sure if we’re the right fit? Get in touch
Here are common questions and answers relating to freeze drying.