Compare Food Dehydrators with our Comparison Table and FAQs!

Compare Food Dehydrators with our Comparison Table and FAQs!

There are many food dehydrators on the market today and there are many aspects you need to take into consideration before purchasing the correct product to fulfilling your needs. These days many people are conscious of the food they are eating so a food dehydrator allows you to conserve raw food. Ultimately eliminating food waste as you can store your food for longer and allowing you to bulk buy and take advantage of supermarket offers.

Is dehydrated food still healthy?

Yes, the food is dried at a low temperature minimizing the loss of nutrients.By using a food dehydrator, users on average, will only lose 10% of vitamins and mineral when drying fruits and vegetables at a low temperature.

How long can to store this dehydrated food?

You will need to store the food in an airtight container so the product is in a dry and cool place this will preserve the food.

What food can I dry in a food dehydrator?

You can dry anything that contains water... so fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, meat.

Our comparison table below shows you the key aspects on each of our dehydrators. This may also help to answer any other questions you have on the product.

Excalibur 5 tray
Excalibur 9 tray
Bio Chef
RRP GB£
229
279
299
Model
4526T
4926T
DL-028-8
Type
Shelf
Shelf
Shelf
Fan
HP 13 cm
HP18 cm
HP18 cm
Thermostat
Yes
Yes
Yes
Adjustable thermostat °C
35 – 69
35 – 69
34 – 70, computer controlled
Timer
Yes, 26 hrs
Yes, 40 hrs
Yes, 24 hrs
Digitable Timer
No
Yes
Yes, LED display
Airflow
Paraflexx Horizontally
Paraflexx Horizontally
Unique Pressurisation System
Colors
Black / White
Black / White
Black / White
Warranty
5 years
5 years
3 years
Size in CM
42x21x50
42x32x50
42x35x45
Weight KG
7.4
8.8
8.8
Shape
square
square
square
Material
Polycarbonate BPA Free
Polycarbonate BPA Free
Polycarbonate BPA Free
Wattage
440w
600w
800w
Frequency
50 Hz
50 Hz
50 Hz
Certified
CE / ROHS
CE / ROHS
CE
Extra
Hyperwave drying system
Hyperwave drying system
Hyperwave drying system

 

Excalibur 5 tray
Excalibur 9 tray
Bio Chef
Trays
5
9
8
Sheets
5x polyscreen sheets
9x polyscreen sheets
1x fine mesh sheet
Book
Excalibur dehydration guide
Excalibur dehydration guide
Bio Chef recipe book & drying guide
Extra
Cleaning brush
2 x replacement filters
Optional Extras
Yes, ParaFlexx Premium
Yes, ParaFlexx Premium
Yes, Bio Chef
Flexible solid Sheets
No
Yes, ParaFlexx Ultra & Teflex
Yes, Bio Chef non stick
Other
Slicing & prep utensils
Slicing & prep utensils
Replacement filters & extra trays
Other
Book 'Preserve it naturally'
Bio Chef Living Food Recipe Book
Yoghurt cups, fruit leather sheets
Trays
Size CM / diameter
38 x 38
38 x 38
Minimum
5
9
8
Maximum
5
9
8
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes
Yes
Drying Capacity msq²
0.743
1.39
1.03

 

Excalibur 5 tray
Excalibur 9 tray
Bio Chef
Trays
5
9
8
Fruits & Veges
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fish & Meats
Yes
Yes
Yes
Flower & Herbs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Soup
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crackers
Yes
Yes
Yes
Stews
Yes
Yes
Yes
Beef jerky
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fruit rolls
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yoghurt
Yes
Yes
Yes
Dry flower bouquets
Yes
Yes
Yes
Dough & clay art
Yes
Yes
Yes

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