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Published on Feb 18, 2016
With the Harvest Right Freeze Dryer it is possible to freeze-dry food at home; a process that is better than canning, freezing and dehydrating. With the Harvest Right freeze dryer from Harvest Right families can easily preserve food with a shelf life of up to 25 years. Reviews about freeze drying at home clearly show that people love freeze-dried food and freeze drying their own food at home with a Harvest Right Freeze Dryer.
Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Size: 30" x 20" x 25" (about the size of a dishwasher)
Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Weight: Just over 100 pounds
Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty
Power: Standard 110 Volt outlet The freeze dryer is designed to be energy-efficient and only draws an average of 11 amps of power per hour.
Refrigeration: The Harvest Right freeze dryer uses a refrigerator condenser like what is used in home refrigerators. These condenser work by filling copper coils with a coolant. It is efficient enough to bring food to -45 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. The system is closed, meaning that the coolant only needs replacing in rare cases of damage.
Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Vacuum Pump: The freeze dryer also uses a vacuum pump to decrease the pressure in its chamber to freeze dry food. This vacuum pump meets refrigeration industry standards and is a proven design that provides years and years of reliable service.
Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Maintenance: The freeze dryer requires only one item of regular maintenance, in the vacuum pump. The pump uses mineral oil, and the oil must be changed about every 10 cycles (uses). Changing the oil is extremely easy to do and can be accomplished in just minutes.
Capacity: Freeze drying produces approximately 2 gallons of food per batch, equivalent to two #10 cans or about 6-10 pounds (before drying). It can easily dry 300 to 400 gallons of food in a year.
Harvest Right Freeze Dry Cycle Time: One freeze drying cycle last 24 hours. The freeze drying process is completely automatic and only requires the push of one button.