- Solar Dehydrator
Fruits & vegetables Wastage Big Challenge
- In many parts of the world, large quantity of fruits & Vegetables is waste every year as locals do not have appliances and space to store or preserve them for the rest of the year.
- Much is wasted on trees or gardens. Tonnes wasted because they do not look good enough to be sold, or not sold by supermarkets.
- In such conditions farmers are bound to sell the products at low rates.
- It improves the bargaining position of farmers. Sometimes farmers sell at very low prices during the harvest season because they cannot store or preserve their surplus products.
- Dried products improve family nutrition because fruits and vegetables contain high quantities of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
- By use of this dehydrator, the drying process is made 5 times faster than normal sun drying procedure resulting in substantial weight reduction.
- 100 Kg of grapes can be converted to 25 Kg of raisin.
- It has no adverse effect to environment.
- For diabetics dried fruit prepared without adding sugar is a healthy choice instead of desserts.