As a tropical island country rich in fruits, Sri Lanka is rich in fruit resources. However, the timeliness of fresh fruit is relatively short, in order to facilitate storage and transportation, many people make it into dried fruit. The most convenient way to dry fresh fruits is to use a sun-dried or fruit dryer. However, drying in the sun has higher requirements for the weather. In order to be able to dry a large number of fruits continuously. Many Sri Lankan customers have purchased commercial fruit drying machines. So what are these dryers? What about the fruit drying machine price?
How is the dried fruit business in Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka is a tropical country. As a tropical island country, it has abundant fruit resources. The types of fruits in Sri Lanka include banana, mango, durian, avocado, jackfruit, pineapple, etc. Sri Lanka has a large amount of fruit, but the timeliness of fresh fruit is limited. Therefore, many farmers will store or sell fresh fruits as dried fruits. The dried fruit made by drying can not only maintain the nutrition of the original fruit but also has a different flavor after air-drying.
What are the production processes of dried fruit?
Dried fruit production processes generally include four types, including sun drying, machine drying, freeze-drying, and vacuum microwave drying.
Sun-drying is the cheapest way to make dried fruits, but it has higher requirements for natural weather.
Drying with a fruit dryer can strictly control the humidity and temperature. Modern dried fruit is usually processed in this way.
Freeze drying is also called lyophilization. The freeze-drying method can keep the color and freshness of the fruit very well. But the cost of this method is relatively high.
Vacuum microwave drying can better retain the flavor, less nutrient loss, less color change, and a faster drying rate. This fruit drying method requires high equipment and has not been widely commercialized.
What are the fruit dryers?
As a food dryers manufacturer, we provide a variety of fruit dryers. Such as tray dryer, microwave dryer, mesh belt dryer, solar dryer, drying box, and other machines. The heating energy options of these dryers are also diverse. They can choose electricity, gas, coal, biomass pellets, etc. as heating energy.
How about the fruit drying machine price?
Because there are more types of fruit dryers. Its output, model, and heating method will affect the price of the fruit dryer. Therefore, we need to first understand your drying output requirements and the choice of heating method, and then we can recommend the appropriate model of the machine and quote you. If you need a fruit dryer, please contact us.