• Romeo T. Toledo
  • Rakesh K. Singh
  • Fanbin Kong
Part of the Food Science Text Series book series (FSTS)


Dehydration is a major process for food preservation. The reduced weight and bulk of dehydrated products and their dry shelf stability reduce product storage and distribution costs. As dehydration techniques that produce good-quality convenience foods are developed, more dehydrated products will be commercially produced. At present, instant beverage powders, dry soup mixes, spices, and ingredients used in further processing are the major food products dehydrated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Romeo T. Toledo
    • 1
  • Rakesh K. Singh
    • 1
  • Fanbin Kong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Food Science & TechnologyUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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