Freeze Dried and Air Dried Foods and Ingredients From PrepareDirect
An increasingly popular choice among those looking for backpacking foods as well as survival and emergency preparedness foods is freeze dried foods. Dehydrated vegetables, fruit, beans, and other ingredients provide you with the same nutrient as the original product, and the removal of water makes them stable in a variety of conditions. They will not go bad, which makes them excellent for long-term storage as well as taking along for nutrition during adventures through the great outdoors.
At PrepareDirect, we aim to provide you with only the finest freeze dried and air dried foods. Our bulk freeze dried and air dried food selection includes many popular choices including beans, strawberries, blueberries, apples, bananas, potatoes, carrots, and much more. Each product arrives vacuum-sealed, and each food will keep for years when repackaged in an air-tight container.
We sell the original processors bulk packaging directly to you. This
ensures freshness, quality and a substantial savings when you pack your
own long term foods.
The Best Freeze Dried Fruit Is Nutritious and Delicious!
We realize you have choices when it comes to freeze dried foods, so why should you choose dehydrated vegetables and freeze dried fruit from PrepareDirect? Our entire selection of bulk freeze dried fruits and foods conforms to the most rigid quality standards. Our suppliers strive for the best each step of the way, from harvesting only the freshest, finest ingredients and processing the food in a kosher and organic facility with in-house microbiology and chemistry testing to ensure quality before these freeze dried foods are vacuum-sealed and sent to our customers. Freshness and quality is ensured each step of the way, so you only receive the finest, most nutritious and flavorful foods available.
Our freeze dried foods are popular with backpackers looking for nutrition in remote areas, and they make a great addition to trail mixes. Survivalists and those focused on emergency preparedness no longer have to settle for stable and bland – . Real fruits and vegetables are now easily stored for the long-term, and they provide flavor and nutrition for years. Even chefs turn to us for freeze dried foods for their recipes. Try our products, and we think you’ll agree that these are the best freeze dried fruits, vegetables, and ingredients available.
Supplier facilities are:
Certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union
Organic approved by QAI
GMA Safe, BRC Inspected as per GFSI
Sanitation certified, audited yearly
GMP, FDA and USDA compliant
In-house Microbiology Lab:
Water activity testing
In-house Chemistry Lab:
Heavy metals testing
While most products are always in stock, due to to the seasonal nature of vegetables and fruits, some items may be unavailable for short periods of time. We will notify you of any items that are out of stock and the anticipated restocking schedule.
All items in this category include FREE shipping in the 48 contiguous states
If you are interested in products not listed - ask us for availability
drying is the process of dehydrating frozen foods under a vacuum so
the moisture content changes directly from a solid to a gaseous form
without having to undergo the intermediate liquid state through
sublimation. In this process, the product maintains its original size
and shape with a minimum of cell rupture. Removing moisture prevents a
product from deteriorating at room temperature.
The process is used for drying and preserving a number of food
products, including meats, vegetables, fruits, and instant coffee
The dried product will be the same size and shape as the
original frozen material and will be found to have excellent stability
and convenient reconstitution when placed in water. Freeze dried
products will maintain nutrients, color, flavor, and texture often
indistinguishable from the original product.
Depending on the product and the packaging environment, freeze
dried foods (and air-dried) are shelf-stable at room temperature for up to twenty-five
years or more, if canned or sealed in a zero gas transmission rate container, and between 3 to 10 years if stored in
a quality poly-foil bag container in a proper environment.
The main determinant of degradation is the amount and type of
fat content and the degree to which oxygen is kept away from the
The Benefits of Freeze-Drying
Retains original characteristics of the product, including:
Reconstitutes to original state when placed in water
Shelf stable at room temperature - cold storage not required
The weight of the freeze-dried products is reduced by 70 to 90 percent, with no change in volume
The product is light weight and easy to handle
Shipping costs are reduced because of the light weight and lack of refrigeration
Low water activity virtually eliminates microbiological concerns
Offers highest quality in a dry product compared to other drying methods
Virtually any type of food or ingredient, whether solid or liquid, can be freeze-dried