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Freeze Drying Pineapple

We’ve been writing about preserving seasonal foods that grow locally, but if you live in the United States there are some tasty treats that have to come from somewhere else. Like pineapple. Pineapple is an amazing food. Pineapple isn’t just tasty, it contains Bromelain, a powerful digestive enzyme that helps break down protein. It’s a […]

Freeze Drying for Hurricane Season

  We have lots of customers in hurricane country and they’ve given us insight into some problems associated with traditional hurricane preparedness scenarios: Canned food is heavy and bulky. Space in the evacuation vehicle becomes high value real estate after you add kids, pet kennels, suitcases, and necessities. Canned food is limited in selection. People […]

Freeze Dryer Quickly Pays for Itself

A Home Freeze Dryer will quickly pay for itself in a number of ways: Preserve food you normally waste and throw away. Easily preserve produce from gardens and fruit trees. Create your own long term, emergency food storage. A number of studies show that an average American family wastes 40% of their food purchases per […]

Celebrate National Dairy Month With Freeze Dried Dairy

June is National Dairy Month and is a great way to start the summer with nutrient-rich dairy foods. Dairy products contain nine essential nutrients which may help to better manage your weight, reduce your risk for high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and certain cancers. We all know dairy products have a short shelf life in your […]

Have You Taken the Test?

This month we’re talking about good nutrition and better health. March 24th is American Diabetes Alert Day, and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is encouraging everyone to take their quick online Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The test takes about 60 seconds to complete. It’s important because 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and the majority […]

Severe Food Allergies? You Need a Home Freeze Dryer.

Recently one of the Harvest Right team was traveling in Europe and overheard a woman in a restaurant attempting to explain to a waiter, in broken Italian, that she had broad and severe food allergies. She couldn’t have fat, dairy, gluten, eggs, beans, corn, and a whole other list of foods. It was a difficult […]

Freeze Drying Process from Beginning to End

Do you want to see the freeze drying process from beginning to end; from freeze drying to packaging to rehydrating? Our new video shows Jackie prepping raspberries, apples, ice cream sandwiches, scalloped potatoes, and ham for the freeze dryer. She also shows how to properly package the food and the steps to quickly rehydrate a delicious dinner. The process is […]

A Culinary Expert Tries Freeze Drying

John Placko, Culinary Director at the Modern Culinary Academy and Bar 120 in Toronto, had been interested in the idea of freeze drying food since he was a kid. Like many of us, he was introduced to freeze drying when he heard about “space ice cream”, or freeze-dried ice cream sent up on Apollo 7. […]

Home Freeze Dried Food vs. Commercially Freeze Dried Food

Recently we did an experiment: Compare home freeze dried food to commercially freeze dried food. Now, having any kind of food storage is a good idea. But we believe that you get better quality and nutrition with a home freeze dryer because you know you’re going to get out of your freeze dryer exactly what […]