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Solar drying made easy / Dry crops to reduce losses

Solar drying made easy
Solar drying made easy
Solar drying made easy
Solar drying made easy
Solar drying made easy
Solar drying made easy
Solar drying made easy

The DEHYTRAYTM, is a simple novel solar crop drying device that requires minimal setup time, is easy to sanitize, portable, dehydrates several foods (fruits, vegetables, cereals, etc.), meets high ergonomic norms, and achieves faster drying under hygienic conditions than traditional open-sun drying. It provides a simple solution to reduce crop post-harvest losses incurred from spoilage of improperly dried crops, which results in huge financial losses estimated globally at over $20 USD billion annually. This is a major global food security issue for the 525 million smallholder farmers who produce over 80% of the food in Asia and Africa.

Client / Manufacturer

JUA Technologies International

JUA Technologies International
West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Design

Purdue University

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, United States