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How to dry Lychee or other plum fruit?

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How to dry Lychee or other plum fruit?

How to dry a Lychee Fruit?

How do we dry lychee the size of an egg? This type of fruit can be wet and juicy, making it difficult to digest. The Airtek fruit drier is the solution to these kind of issues. Our Lychee dyers are the finest for eliminating the proper amount of moisture while retaining the product's flavor.

It has a red look, some are red-green, the skin has many scale-like protrusions, the flesh is white and crystal transparent, the meat is thick and juicy, the yield is large, the taste is somewhat sweet and sour, and the quality is average. The fruit of the Hainan lychee ripens from mid-April to early June, while in certain regions it may not ripen until late July. In general, lychee is a late-ripening cultivar, having a peak market season from April to July.

Lychee fruit drying process

During the lychee ripening season, the cooperative will usually dry and process the fruit in addition to selling it fresh to improve the added value and extend the shelf life. After being sold, dried lychee fruit is a wonderful choice to eat as dried fruit or to create a soup with. The lychee dryer’s structure is as follows:

1. Heat pump heating unit.

2. Insulation box device.

3. Hot air circulation device.

4. Automatic dehumidification device.

5. Intelligent control device. The whole system of the host drying box is designed with stainless steel inner plate. The whole box is made of a thick polyurethane insulation layer, which has good thermal conductivity. The patented air distribution system was independently designed and developed, the airspeed and heat distribution in the drying room is uniform, and there is no dead angle when drying at 360 °C. time. The complete cycle is closed, and the heat is completely recovered, which can achieve zero heat loss in the drying process, and improve the energy utilization rate, which is 33% higher than the average level of the same industry.

In the lychee drying process, pay attention to the following steps: place the lychee in the material frame, push it into the drying room, select the drying and dehumidification mode using the prompts on the lychee dryer’s intelligent PLC screen, and set the temperature, humidity, wind speed, and other data for segment control. The drying temperature and time change depending on whether it is finished or not. With just one button, you can set the temperature and the time. During the process, no manual care is necessary. It will automatically cease after it has dried.

One of the keys to improving the quality of lychee drying is the use of a lychee dryer and frequent moisture re-drying. The initial drying temperature for lychees dried with peels is kept at 65-70°C (the husk is hot to the touch), and the drying is completed after 24 hours. The re-drying temperature is kept between 55 and 65 degrees Celsius, and the drying process takes about 28 to 32 hours. The drying temperature of the dehulled pulp is around 50 °C, and the intelligent temperature and humidity control system is set up, and the equipment is automatically dried. A batch of drying takes around 15-20 hours to complete. Each batch can be cooked at 600-800 kgs 1000 kgs, or 2000 kgs, depending on the production capacity.

With the rapid growth of the agricultural product processing business, more and more models of large-scale production and processing of traditional agriculture have emerged to fuel people’s wealth. Dryera air energy heat pump dryer is suited for drying a variety of materials, with energy-saving, environmental protection, safety, high efficiency, multi-purpose, good drying quality and appearance.

Let us know information of the material, also your question or confusion of drying process, JIMU will provide a tailor made solution for you immediately. JIMU Dryera heat pump dryer, MAKE YOUR DRYING EASY.

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