Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer

Looking for an easy and efficient way to preserve your favorite foods? Look no further than Stay Fresh Freeze Dryers! Stay Fresh Technology is Los Angeles-based company who is passionate about bringing the power of freeze drying to your home or small business.

Say goodbye to food waste and hello to delicious, long-lasting treats. Whether you're a busy family, a foodie, or a small business owner, Stay Fresh Freeze Dryers offer the perfect solution for your food preservation needs. Discover the convenience and versatility of freeze drying with our collection of top-quality products, designed with you in mind.

Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer Vacuum Pump: Standard vs. Industrial

When choosing a Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer, one important consideration is the type of vacuum pump: Standard or Industrial. While both pumps effectively freeze-dry your products, there are some key differences to keep in mind.

Standard Pump

Standard Pump
  • Reliable workhorse suitable for most freeze-drying applications
  • Lower initial cost
  • Requires oil changes every 3 runs, with more frequent oil filtering
  • Slightly louder operation compared to the Industrial Pump

Industrial Pump

Industrial Pump
  • Larger and stronger pump designed for heavy-duty use
  • Oil changes required every 30 runs, significantly reducing maintenance
  • Quieter operation, ideal for home or commercial settings
  • Faster freeze-drying times due to higher vacuum draw
  • Recommended for frequent candy-making, as it can produce larger candy pieces
  • Slightly higher electricity costs
  • Higher initial cost, but lower maintenance requirements

Factors to Consider

  • Frequency of use: If you plan on frequent freeze-drying, especially with candy, the Industrial Pump may be more suitable due to its lower maintenance requirements.
  • Noise level: If noise is a concern, the Industrial Pump offers quieter operation.
  • Budget: The Standard Pump has a lower upfront cost, but the Industrial Pump may be more cost-effective in the long run due to reduced maintenance and potentially shorter run times.
  • Space: The Industrial Pump is larger and may generate more heat, which could impact your room temperature.

Ultimately, both the Standard and Industrial Pumps deliver excellent freeze-drying results. Your choice will depend on your specific needs, frequency of use, and budget.

What Customers Are Saying - Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer Reviews

Mark T.

The dryer is great overall, but cleaning the close-together shelves can be challenging.

Dave R.

After issues with another brand, I invested in a Stay Fresh. It was worth the 5-week wait! Built with quality, offers various tray options, and the owner provides exceptional support. My top 5 favorite features are the motorized ball valve, temperature sensor, advanced control panel, quiet industrial pump, and quality internal parts.


Top-notch quality and excellent after-sales support.


Received my SF on time. Love it, despite being nervous after previous experiences.


We love our intuitive, foolproof Stay Fresh freeze dryer! Excellent customer service too.


38 loads in and running great, even in my RV. Unparalleled customer support.


Can't praise this machine and the customer service enough. Highly recommended!


21 batches without issues. Simpler than expected. Great customer service and community.


Best decision ever! Easy to set up and use. Well-built, great product!


Intimidated at first, but now preserving lots of food. Glad we chose Stay Fresh over other brands


Rock-solid machine, runs endlessly. Easy instructions. Highly recommend.


My industrial pump SF is a workhorse! Love it, will buy again. Just get a Stay Fresh!

Experience the Benefits of Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer's Advanced Features

Motorized Valve: Double-guaranteed prevention of oil contamination for food safety

✅ Candy Mode: Easily freeze-dry popular sweets like Skittles and Jolly Ranchers

Patented Smart Control: Automated freeze drying technology for effortless operation

✅ Temperature Probe: Improves freeze-drying quality and provides insight into food status

✅ -40°F Cold Trap: Optimal performance for most food types

✅ Stainless Steel Interior: High strength and excellent corrosion resistance for durability

Versatile Applications: Unlock the Potential of Stay Fresh Freeze Dryers

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Freeze Dryer Model Comparison

Model # OF TRAYS Fresh Food per Batch food per year dimensions Weight
Stay Fresh [4-Tray] Freeze Dryer w/ Standard Pump
4 18 lbs 3,000 lbs 31" x 20" x 26" 165 lbs
Stay Fresh [7-Tray] Freeze Dryer w/ Standard Pump
7 25 lbs 5,000 lbs 31" x 20" x 26" 170 lbs
Stay Fresh [6-Tray] Mega Freeze Dryer w/ Industrial Pump
6 50 lbs 10,000 lbs 37.5" x 25.25" x 33.5" 268 lbs

Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between the standard pump vs. industrial pump?

The Standard Pump is a reliable workhorse, great for most freeze-drying needs, and comes at a lower cost. However, it requires more frequent oil changes and is a bit louder.

The Industrial Pump is designed for heavy-duty use, needs less frequent oil changes, runs quieter, and can freeze-dry faster. It's great for frequent candy-making and larger batches. However, it has a higher initial cost, consumes slightly more electricity, and requires a water release procedure after every 100 hours of use.

The best choice for you depends on your frequency of use, noise concerns, budget, and available space.

What are the benefits of using a Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer?

There are many benefits to using a Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer. Freeze-dried food retains its original flavor, color, and nutritional value, making it a great option for long-term storage for up to 25 years. You can freeze-dry leftovers and surplus produce, preventing them from going to waste. Freeze-dried food is easy to pack for camping, hiking, or emergency preparedness. Buying in bulk and freeze-drying can help you save money on your food bill.

What types of food can I freeze dry with a Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer?

You can freeze-dry a wide variety of foods, including fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy products, prepared meals, and even candy!

Where is Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer made?

Stay Fresh Freeze Dryers are manufactured in the USA.

What kind of oil does a Stay Fresh vacuum pump use?

The Stay Fresh Freeze Dryer pump uses high-quality vacuum pump oil such as VacOil's ECO Grade Vacuum Pump Oil.

Are there any troubleshooting tips for common issues with Stay Fresh Freeze Dryers?

Yes, some common issues include the machine not starting, the vacuum pump not working, or the food not drying properly. The troubleshooting guide in the user manual can help you diagnose and fix these problems.

Can I use a regular outlet or do I have to have some specific outlet for my freeze dryer?

A regular outlet will work. They said just make sure no other major appliances running on the same circuit.