Freeze-Dried Foods versus Dehydrated Foods

Fruits and Vegetables
One of the oldest forms of food preservation (and one people are very familiar with today) is dehydration. Dehydrated foods do not retain nutrients as well as canning or freezing, but they are still a good way to have fruits vegetables and meats in your long term food storage. They dehydration process basically heats up the food hot enough to remove the moisture but not hot enough to cook it. It produces a dense, heavy, and shriveled form of the item that you dehydrated. Many people think that freeze-dried foods are the same as dehydrated. However, there are some significant differences between the two processes as well as a big difference in the finished product. Let's explore the freeze-drying process in more depth. Freeze-Drying Process This description of the freeze-drying…
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