SAECSA Solar Food Dryer

SAECSA

The SAECSA Solar Food Dryer is a solar powered drying chamber that can be used to dry and preserve fruits, vegetables and grains.

Product description Brand name and product description

The SAECSA Solar Food Dryer is a solar powered drying chamber that can be used to dry and preserve fruits, vegetables and grains. It has 8 racks where food can be placed; with a maximum capacity of 10 kgs. It also comes with a solar collector.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

There are two types of solar food dryer: Interview with representative on 6/13/2017

  • One that includes a backup gas system to improve drying during cloudy days. This system costs 3,821.94 USD.
  • The second does not include the backup system which costs 2,990.66 USD.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Large-scale commercial dehydrators and other traditional methods for food preservation. For example SunWorks solar food dryer, GoSol Sol5 Oven.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: Aims at achieving food security by reducing food wastage.

Goal 7: Aims at providing affordable and clean energy to small farm holders.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Small farm holders, untrained individuals who want to dry fruits for commercialization.

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