HarvestRight Large Freeze
Colors: Stainless Steel, Satin White,
freeze dryer is smaller than a dishwasher and larger than a microwave. The
sleek design makes it the perfect size to reside on a countertop, cart, or table.
product dimensions: 32.5” Tall x 22.5”
Wide x 25.5” Deep
Weight: 168 lbs.,
Stainless: 189 lbs.
note there is also a detachable vacuum pump that sits outside the freeze dryer.
The vacuum pump weighs about 30 lbs.
Warranty & Tech
Year limited warranty
call our support line when there is a problem. If the problem is something that
cannot be handled by our Customer Support team, a local technician can be hired
by our team to come to your location. There is a full one-year warranty on the
Harvestright state-of-the-art freeze dryers.
Power: 120 volts
large freeze dryer requires a 110 volt (NEMA 5-20) outlet.
peak, the large freeze dryer draws about 16 amps, but on the average about 10
amps (1500 watts) of power per hour. A dedicated 20 amp circuit is required.
Your freeze dryer will cost an estimated $2.00-$3.00 a day for electricity,
depending on power costs in your area.
of each batch is about 3.5 gallons (12 to 16 lbs. of fresh food)
a year, one can easily freeze dry 200 batches (700 gallons or 2,500 lbs. of food).
to use. Just press start and the freeze dryer will beep when finished.
Freeze Dry Unit With Shelving Unit
Pump With Oil Demister
Manual & Guide To Freeze Drying
Insulator Door Pad
technology preserves the taste, nutrition, and texture of nearly any food for
up to 25 years. Perfect for freeze drying fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy
products, meals, desserts, and more.
entire process is automatic.
or cooked foods are placed in the freeze dryer where they are frozen to between
-30 degrees and -50 degrees Fahrenheit.
frozen, the freeze dryer creates a vacuum in the food chamber.
the food is gradually warmed, the water turns to vapor and evaporates out of
the food (sublimation).
dry, the freeze dryer notifies the user that the process is complete by
sounding an audible beep.
can then remove the freeze dried food from the dryer and place it in
vacuum-sealed containers that are moisture and oxygen proof (preferably a mylar
pouch or a can) to ensure freshness until opened.
water is added to the food, it regains its original fresh flavor, aroma, texture,
What Kind of Foods
Can Be Freeze Dried?
truly can freeze-dry almost anything. All kinds of fruits, vegetables and meats
taste wonderful when freeze dried. That includes things like tomatoes, apples,
bananas, strawberries, peaches, green beans, peppers, onions, potatoes,
spinach, shrimp, pork, beef, turkey and even ice cream.
favorite meals that include meat may be easily freeze dried. Foods like
lasagna, rice dishes, cheese macaroni, chili, beef stew, chicken a la king,
casseroles, shrimp, lobster, pulled pork, pasta sauces or scrambled eggs are
perfect for this process.
will find that it is a delight to experiment with different foods and meals in
your freeze dryer. A great way to start is by picking meals that are already
favorites in your home.
How Long Does It
Take to Freeze Dry Each Batch?
typically takes between 20 to 40 hours to complete the process. Food type and
quantity will affect the freeze-dry cycle. Things like meat, peas and corn dry
quickly, while squash and watermelon can take longer. The thickness of the food
slices will affect the cycle time too.
importantly, your machine senses when the food is ready (alerting you with a
beep) so you don’t have to guess when to stop the freeze-dry cycle.
freeze dryer itself requires little to no maintenance. However, all freeze
dryers come with a high quality vacuum pump, which requires some maintenance,
mainly adding and draining oil.
vacuum pump comes equipped with an initial supply of oil. There are 3 cups of
oil in a vacuum pump that need to be changed regularly to keep a freeze dryer
running efficiently. This is a simple process, and requires little effort.
freeze dryer also includes a stand-alone oil filter. The filter cleans the oil
and allows you to keep reusing your oil as if it were new. Using filtered oil
in each batch is a great way to save money and be more eco-friendly, while also
helping your vacuum pump perform as efficiently as possible
Upgrade to a scroll oil less vacuum pump is available at an additional cost. This will eliminate the need for changing the
vacuum pump oil.
Overview – Optional:
Oil Free Vacuum Pump
Oil free vacuum pump can be used with any size freeze dryer. They are quiet,
fast, and easy to use. The Harvest Right Scroll Vacuum Pumps do not require oil
changes and do not have regular maintenance.
Noise: = 62 dB(A)
Voltage: Standard 115V. 60Hz
Plug: US 110V
Intake Port: 3/4 JIC flare
Dimensions: 19" high x 10" deep x 10" wide
Free Shipping To Locations In The Lower 48 United States. Please call for shipping prices to other
will arrive by residential freight carrier with lift gate.
large freeze dryer ships in one package with a total weight of 253 lbs.( 274 lbs. for Stainless Steel) Item
will be delivered to physical addresses, no PO boxes, they just don’t fit. One
freeze dryer package: 29”W x 38”D x 48”H.
Freeze Dryer Starter Guide
of a Freeze Dryer
Owners Manual - Optional Oil Free Scroll Vacuum Pump
Links To Other Freeze Drying Videos