How to make high quality dried pineapple

Pineapple is loved by many people because of its special sweet and sour taste. Pineapple is not only used in daily meals but also used as a delicious and nutritious juice or smoothie. Besides, dried pineapple is also combined with other fruits and herbs to make a detox drink to purify the body.

In the content of this article, SUNSAY refrigeration dryer would like to share with you the technology of processing dried pineapple by cold drying method to help ensure product color, taste and nutritional quality, improve business efficiency economic.

Freeze-dried pineapple
Freeze-dried pineapple

About pineapple

Origin of pineapple

Pineapple, scientifically known as Ananas comosus, is a tropical fruit tree native to South America.

Nutritional value of dried pineapple

Freeze-dried pineapple retains its delicious color and flavor
Freeze-dried pineapple retains its delicious color and flavor

According to research results of scientists, pineapple contains many essential nutrients that are beneficial to the health of users. Pineapple contains more than 90% water along with nutritious vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, vitamin B1, betacarotene, phosphorus, iron, manganese, copper, folate, calcium,

The benefits of dried pineapple bring to the user’s health

Dried pineapple contains many nutritional values ​​that have great health benefits:

  • Helps prevent gout, relieve joint pain.
  • Help strengthen bones
  • Prevents and supports the treatment of kidney stones.
  • Supports the digestive process, helps the body prevent constipation.
  • Protect skin health, help you have a bright, rosy skin.
  • Purify the body, limit acne, heat in the body.

Method of producing delicious dried pineapple

Pineapple is a delicious fruit that is used in sour soups, stir-fries or used as fruit juice to make a refreshing drink.

Pineapple has a mild sour taste, is sweet and rich in nutrients, and is easily degraded and tarnished during drying. There are many methods to dry the fruit such as: traditional drying: drying in the sun; drying by modern drying technology: heat drying, cold drying.

For the traditional drying method, which is direct sunlight, it will be difficult for dried pineapple products to achieve high quality because it is easy to change nutrients at high drying temperatures.

In the process of drying outdoors, pineapples will be very susceptible to insects, flies, and harmful to users’ health. And especially, the product will be difficult to control the dryness well because it depends on weather conditions.

Freeze-dried pineapples by SUNSAY technology can be preserved for a long time
Freeze-dried pineapples by SUNSAY technology can be preserved for a long time

In order to preserve pineapples for a longer time and be able to use them for a long time without losing their nutritional content, people choose the method of freezing pineapples instead of hot drying to help keep their shape and value intact. inside of the pineapple as well as more convenient to use.

The freeze-drying method is applied not only to dried pineapple products, but also to many other fruits such as freeze-dried lemons, dried tangerines, dried ginger, high-sugar fruits, and pharmaceuticals. raw materials, Ganoderma lucidum, cordyceps, … by the low temperature of 20 – 60 degrees Celsius, will not change the amount of nutrients and the structure of the dried product.

Dried pineapple is used to make delicious detox combined with other fruits such as lemon, dragon fruit, red apple… to form a delicious and nutritious daily body cleansing drink.

Process of processing dried pineapple by SUNSAY refrigeration dryer

Dried pineapple is produced according to the following basic steps:

Step 1: Select the source of fresh pineapple material for drying

To help dried pineapple products achieve the best quality, you need to choose to buy fresh and safe ingredients. During the purchasing process, it is necessary to select the ripe pineapples. Do not choose green fruits because they are unripe, with a lot of sour taste and not high nutrient content.

On the contrary, if you choose an overripe fruit, the pineapple will become soft, making the dried pineapple look unsightly.

Selecting a source of fresh pineapples for drying In the process of choosing pineapples for drying, you need to choose fruits of the same size, fresh color, and free from defects or pests.

Remove crushed, damaged, or diseased pineapples. To ensure the health and safety of users, you should associate with reputable gardeners, do not use pesticides or growth stimulants in the growing process.

Step 2: Wash the pineapple before preliminary processing

After harvesting, pineapples will often cling to a lot of sand, dirt and microorganisms that are invisible to the naked eye. Therefore, before processing, you need to wash the pineapple. In the process of washing you need to wash carefully so that the pineapple is not damaged or crushed.

If the production of dried pineapple is large-scale, you should invest in more equipment for washing pineapples to improve washing efficiency, save time and labor costs.

Step 3: Peel the pineapple and slice it

After you have washed and completely removed the dirt from the pineapple skin, you proceed to peel off the outer skin and remove the pineapple eyes inside. Next, cut the pineapple into thin round slices with an even thickness of about 3-5 mm.

At this stage, you need to make sure that the slices are of the same size so that the drying process is uniform, convenient for processing and storage.

Step 4: Blanch pineapple slices before drying

To inhibit, inactivate enzymes as well as microorganisms in pineapple to help the drying process faster and keep the natural beautiful color, pineapple after preliminary processing will be blanched in warm water above 70 degrees Celsius for about 20 minutes. time 1-2 minutes.

Pay attention not to blanch for too long to ripen the pineapple, causing the pineapple to become mushy. After blanching, remove the pineapple from the tray to drain.

Step 5: Dry pineapple slices with SUNSAY . freeze dryer

Arrange the dried pineapple slices in each drying tray of the SUNSAY refrigerator. In the process of slicing, it is important to pay attention to how to arrange pineapple slices so that they do not overlap too much, affecting heat exchange and air circulation to help pineapples dry quickly and evenly.

Put the pineapple in the tray
Put the pineapple in the tray

Pineapple drying temperature on SUNSAY freeze dryer is in the range of 20 – 60 degrees Celsius and is well controlled based on the technological requirements of dried pineapple production. With this modern freeze-drying technology, dried pineapple slices always ensure their beautiful color and nutritional quality without much change.

Step 5: Packing dried pineapple products

When the test is satisfactory, the dried pineapple will be packed into bags or jars of different weights depending on the supplier’s requirements. You can use a dedicated packaging machine for dried pineapple products to accurately pack weight and increase efficiency.

Before exporting to the consumer market, the product is labeled with the brand name that you are developing or according to the requirements of partners.

For processing technique of dried pineapple with modern SUNSAY freeze drying technology, you can add the phrase ” Freeze-dried pineapple ” to help customers distinguish your dried product from traditional hot drying methods. Thereby helping to enhance your brand value, bringing high economic efficiency.

Advantages of dried pineapple processed by SUNSAY . freeze dryer

Dried pineapple processed by SUNSAY freeze drying technology has the following outstanding advantages:

  • Pineapple products after drying still ensure the beautiful natural yellow color.
  • The delicious, sweet and sour taste of pineapple is not changed.
  • The nutritional content in freeze-dried pineapple does not change much compared to fresh pineapple.
  • The moisture content of dried pineapple is low, helping to prolong the storage time.
  • There is no need to spend time turning the pineapple during the drying process.
  • Pineapple is dried in a closed chamber, ensuring maximum food safety and hygiene.

SUNSAY Refrigeration Machine for processing dried pineapple

In the process of producing delicious dried pineapple, in addition to the guaranteed source of raw materials and processing techniques, the refrigeration dryer is a very important device to contribute to creating a dried pineapple product that meets the requirements of food safety. quality and export standard.

SUNSAY Refrigeration Machine is a reputable supplier of equipment and production techniques for pineapple drying in Vietnam. We are committed to accompany you during the production of dried pineapple.

SUNSAY Refrigeration Dryer
SUNSAY Refrigeration Dryer

To ensure the production of freeze-dried pineapples with the best quality in color, taste and nutritional value, please contact SUNSAY Freezer to receive the best advice and support on equipment. and drying process.

How much does a refrigerator dryer cost?

SUNSAY Refrigeration Dryer is a product researched and manufactured in Vietnam by experienced drying engineers. With SUNSAY’s mission to improve the value of Vietnamese agricultural products, SUNSAY always manufactures equipment that helps farmers in processing and preserving flowers and vegetables after harvest. SUNSAY refrigeration equipment always ensures the standards of quality and food safety.

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With a reasonable price, SUNSAY Vietnam believes that SUNSAY refrigeration equipment is well worth your investment and production application for a long time, bringing the highest efficiency.

SUNSAY refrigeration dryer brings a completely new and time-saving solution, reducing investment costs for users, bringing high economic efficiency.

SUNSAY dryer company currently has many different lines of refrigeration dryers to meet the production needs of people on each scale from small to large. The machine responds to fast drying time, keeps beautiful colors, is especially energy-saving and achieves high efficiency.

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