Moreover, people, often ask if dehydrated leaves lose their nutritional value. And the answer might surprise you. Do you know that, Thirsty Fresh, dehydrated leaves have almost the identical nutritional content as fresh?. It’s true!
How is this possible?
Basically, in a nutshell, the lower the temperature you dry vegetables at, the more nutrients they retain. We use a special air-drying process, when it comes to dehydrating our veggies, That gently evaporates the water from the produce. As a result?, Our veggies retain their nutritional composition, as close to fresh as possible. While lasting infinitely longer. Also, dehydrated veggies are extremely lightweight, take up less storage space. And are shelf-stable. You could say that’s a win-win-win!
First Things First: Quality and Freshness
Before, even getting to the dehydration stage, it all starts with the best produce available, Also, at the peak of freshness and nutrition. Not all veggies are created equal. And the same goes for dehydrated veggies. At Thirsty Fresh, we focus on quality first. It takes the best produce to make premium dehydrated veggies. Including our top sellers :
Some people mistakenly think that dehydrated veggies are cooked. They’re not. Thirsty Fresh use vegetables in their natural, raw state. just like the produce you find at your local Farmer’s Market. Then we do all the tough work for you: cleaning, chopping, and sorting. Before we dehydrat the produce.
Unlike cooking vegetables, which can involve steaming, blanching, boiling, etc., As al result, many of the nutrients can leach out. And lost during the cooking process. With vegetable dehydration, the evaporation process is much gentler. And uses lower heat. So the nutrients stay intact, making the nutritional composition as close to fresh as possible. Of all the food processing techniques available. Dehydrated foods maintain more of their nutrition. Even better than their frozen or canned counterparts.