Dehydrated versus Freeze Dried

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.

 

 

  1. Moisture: Freeze-drying removes about 98 percent of the moisture in food, while dehydration removes about 90 percent.
  2. 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.
  3. Ukudla okunomsoco: Ukudla okufakwe emakhazeni kugcina iningi lamavithamini namaminerali omkhiqizo omusha, kuyilapho inqubo yokuphelelwa amanzi emzimbeni ingadiliza kalula lezo zakhi.