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Low Cost Pineapple Dryer
This 50 kg per batch low cost pineapple dryer is operated using solar and biomass energy. Using an average drying temperature of 60 °C, manually peeled and sliced pineapples with thickness of about 1/4 inch can be dried for about 18 hours. This solar-biomass dryer greatly helps the postharvest industry for it can be utilized not only for pineapple but also for other high-value crops. Farmer’s productivity can be enhanced tremendously through the propagation and marketing of processed high-value crops such as mango, coffee, cashew nuts, atsuete and the like.
Category:
Machinery
Patent Type:
Utility model
Patent Status:
Public Domain

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