Small freeze dryer
If you are thinking of purchasing a small freeze dryer, there are a number of things you will want to consider. A vacuum freeze drying equipment is a long term investment after all. If the large sized industrial freeze dryer for sale is out of budget, the price of small freeze dryer is a good selection to start freeze drying business, especially in food industry, including fruit, vegetable, coffee, cooked meal. A small freeze dryer enables you to extend the shelf life of various foods from a matter of days or weeks to years or even decades. Freeze dried food has long been a staple of mountaineering and hunting. But it is only in recent years that it has begun to receive more widespread attention.
Freeze dried food typically lasts much longer and retains more of the food’s nutrient profile and taste. A small freeze dryer is sublimation appliance that removes 98% of moisture from food. Removing water in such a way makes it possible to save the freeze dried food for 20 – 25 years; sometimes longer. Freeze drying food also does a better job of preserving the character of the food and its nutritional value. With so many people today concerned about long term preparedness for themselves and their families, a small freeze dryer is a simple, common sense solution.
A prudent investor may choose a cheap lab freeze dryer or a home freeze-dryer in the early stage. This kind of small freeze dryer generally has no heating or uses electric heating, and the price is cheap. If the small freeze dryer heated by silicone oil is used, the price will be much more expensive. The most expensive freeze dryer is used in the pharmaceutical industry. It requires the use of pharmaceutical grade stainless steel, that is, SUS316L stainless steel. It needs to meet FDA and GMP certification requirements, and has the functions of CIP and SIP, which also leads to the price relatively high. The lab freeze dryer is cheap and the output is relatively small. You can buy one for a few thousand dollars. Food freeze dryers have a complete range of models and a very large price range, ranging from tens of thousands of dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Although the pharmaceutical freeze dryer is expensive, the finished product can also be sold at a high price and the return is high.
The most worrying thing is that it would be too wasteful to purchase expensive pharmaceutical freeze dryers to make food without the customer's understanding. Or if you purchase a food freeze dryer to make medicines, it may not meet the corresponding technical requirements. The suitable small freeze dryer is recommended according to the processed products and output.