Freeze-Drying

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Freeze-Drying

 

a method of preserving food products in which the frozen products are dehydrated by sublimation.

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General Mills has even employed a branded ingredient strategy with its recent fruitful offerings, listing the Oregon Freeze Dry name on products containing the freeze-dry leader's fruit.
(7) Freeze-dry microscopy (FDM) represents an advanced tool that is used to determine Tc and Teu and simulate freeze-drying cycle in microscale.
There are some food compounds that don't freeze-dry well; those that contain vinegar or alcohol don't sublimate nicely, but these are not common ingredients in canine diets!
Other researchers agree that May's group has probably made an extremely important contribution to electron microscopy, but some doubt that either this process or previous freeze-dry methods will ever produce living tissues that are healthy enough for transplants.
In almost every case, the formulas that the companies freeze-dry are exactly the same as their raw frozen foods; they just freeze-dry the food instead of freezing it.