With over 300 freeze dryers installed worldwide and more than 40 years experience, Cuddon's freeze drying equipment is used in a wide range of industries across the world.

Cuddon Freeze Dry

Cuddon FD1500 - unload and loading

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Dec 4, 2017 3:21:03 PM
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Topics: FD1500

Freeze Dried Pet Food - high heat verses quality

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Dec 4, 2017 12:08:47 PM

I had an opportunity to dry some pet food and wanted to see the difference between a drying time of 18 hrs at a high heat verses dropping the heat down at the end of the cycle over 22hrs. 

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4 Benefits of a Cuddon Freeze Dryer

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Nov 29, 2017 10:05:02 AM

Cuddon Freeze dryers are designed with quality, durability and easy of use in mind. Our heat modules are an example of this with 4 benefits over other freeze dryer styles.

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Bulk density and product loading on trays

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Nov 30, 2016 1:23:21 PM

This spreadsheet is designed as a guide to help you work out the bulk density of your product and the maximum loading per tray for our Cuddon Freeze Dryers. All yellow highlighted cells are changeable allowing for your input.

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Topics: Freeze Dry information

Cuddon Freeze Dry - Properties Of Water

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Aug 26, 2016 2:12:07 PM
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Topics: Freeze dry video

Do freeze-dried fruits have the same nutritional value as fresh fruits?

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Aug 24, 2016 12:06:38 PM

This question depends heavily on how one defines nutritional value. If you mean specifically the inorganic mineral content, then the answer is flatly yes, freeze-dried fruits have the same inorganic mineral content as fresh fruits. On the other hand if you are more interested in the content of various organic compounds in the fruits, such as organic vitamins, antioxidants, or sugars, the answer becomes slightly more complex.

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What is the gas ballast on a vacuum pump for?

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Aug 22, 2016 4:30:00 PM
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Topics: Freeze dry video

Changing the oil in the vacuum pump on an FD80

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Aug 8, 2016 3:50:24 PM
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Topics: Vacuum pump oil change

Checklist for preparing products to Freeze Dry

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on Jun 9, 2016 2:07:23 PM

The following information will assist to understand selection of capacity and product and throughput when forming your User Requirement Specification:

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Freeze Drying Pet Food

Posted by Blair Kibblewhite on May 24, 2016 1:18:58 PM

The trend over the last few years in the pet food industry has been or more natural pet food with freeze drying a main component.

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Topics: Freeze dry pet food