The biggest advantage of freeze-dried food is its shelf life. Freeze fried food lasts longer than canned/dehydrated food.
It also tastes great and retains all the goodness in the process.
The longevity of freeze dried depends on how you store it. If you store them in Mylar bags, they can have a shelf life of 20+ years. If you choose to store it in Ball jars can store for 2-3 years.
You can freeze dry almost anything!
Foods that have lots of water in them tend to work best for preservation through freeze drying. The selected food/s should be fresh. For vegetables and fruits, it is best to freeze dry them when they’re ripe and in season.
Here are some foods to consider:
-Apples, pears and berries
-Ice cream and yogurt
Freeze drying food is a recent invention that many people have been loving. Freeze dried food is exactly want you need when you go on a hiking or camping trip with your friends, an extended vacation or when you’re blocked from the rest of the world for days during a disaster event or economic crisis. To un-dry/un-freeze the food to make it edible, you will need warm water.
You will be surprised just how easy it is to complete the process. Use your own imagination and freeze dry some of your favorite meals today!