Using Elea PEF as a pre-treatment before the standard freeze-drying process can save up to 30% of the drying time – with a visibly higher product quality.

The colour intensity of the dried vegetables is much stronger than that of the untreated product. Additional benefits are more intense in flavour and taste and better rehydration

Finally, the bulk density of PEF-treated peppers is up to 50% higher due to lower shrinkage.