Dehydrated VS. Freeze dried
Many people think freeze-dried products and dehydrated products are the same thing. While they’re both good for long-term storage and emergency kits, their “life sustaining shelf life” is different, as is their preservation process.
- Moisture: Freeze-drying removes about 98 percent of the moisture in food, while dehydration removes about 90 percent.
- Shelf life: The moisture content has an effect on shelf life, ngokudla okuqandisiwe okuhlala phakathi 25 futhi 30 iminyaka, kanye nemikhiqizo ephelelwe amanzi emzimbeni ehlala cishe 15 ku 20 iminyaka.
- Ukudla okunomsoco: Ukudla okufakwe emakhazeni kugcina iningi lamavithamini namaminerali omkhiqizo omusha, kuyilapho inqubo yokuphelelwa amanzi emzimbeni ingadiliza kalula lezo zakhi.