15 Best-Rated Raw Food Dehydrators (Dryers): Review 2016

This Review covers 15 Food Dehydrators that we consider the best value for money in years 2016. They are divided into the following 3 categories:

  • High-End (Premium) Products
  • Mid-Range Products
  • Budget Products

Top 5 High-End Food Dehydrators

Criteria / ProductSahara Gold 600 Food DehydratorSedona Digitally Controlled Food Dehydrator (SD-9000)10 Tray 800 Watt Food DehydratorExcalibur 9 Tray Deluxe DehydratorNesco Digital Square Dehydrator
Our score4521 (Best)3
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User Rating*4.5 out of 54.3 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.3 out of 5
No of Reviews*20+ Reviews30+ Reviews30+ Reviews280+ Reviews30+ Reviews
FeaturesExtra large capacity, 6 Dishwasher-Save Trays, 40-Hour Timer, 600 Watts PowerElectronic digital display, Digital temperature control and timer, Quiet operation, BPA Free, Dual Fan10 BPA free trays, large feed drying space, 800 Watts, Thermostat9 Trays, 15 sq feet drying space, Adjustable thermostat, Polyscreen tray inserts530-Watts, 6 Trays, Timer, Temperature Adjustment (90 - 160 F), 2 Expander Trays
Shipping Weight18 Pounds33 Pounds25 Pounds26 Pounds19 Pounds

Top 5 Mid-Range Food Dehydrators

Criteria / ProductNesco American Harvest FD-1018P 1000 Watt Food Dehydrator KitL'Equip DehydratorNesco FD-1040 1000-watt Gardenmaster Food DehydratorNesco American Harvest FD-61WHC Snackmaster Express Food Dehydrator KitNesco Snackmaster Pro Food Dehydrator
Our score35421 (Best)
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User Rating*4.3 out of 54.2 out of 54.6 out of 54.7 out of 54.5 out of 5
No of Reviews*190+ Reviews100+ Reviews50+ Reviews270+ Reviews1,300+ Reviews
Features1000-Watts, 8 Trays (expandable to 30), Adjustable Thermostat500-Watts, Adjustable Thermostat, 6 Trays, 12 sq feet space, 1000-Watts, Programmable Digital Dimer, Patented Converga-Flow Air Flow, Adjustable Thermostat500 Watts, All-in-one, Top mounted fan, 5 Trays, Jerky gun, Fruit roll sheet600 Watts, Top-mounted fan, Adjustable Thermostat (95-165 F), 2 solid sheets, 2 mesh sheets, 3 jerky spice packets
Shipping Weight20 Pounds12 Pounds9 Pounds9 Pounds9 Pounds

Top 5 Budget Food Dehydrators

Criteria / ProductNesco American Harvest FD-61 Snackmaster Encore Dehydrator and Jerky MakerNesco American Harvest FD-80 Square-Shaped DehydratorNesco FD-60 Snackmaster Express 4-Tray Food DehydratorNesco American Harvest FD-28JX Jerky Xpress Dehydrator Kit with Jerky GunNesco FD-37A American Harvest Food Dehydrator
Our score31 (Best)245
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User Rating*4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.6 out of 54.5 out of 54.2 out of 5
No of Reviews*130+ Reviews700+ Reviews110+ Reviews90+ Reviews90+ Reviews
Features500-Watts, Adjustable Thermostat, Converga-Flow Drying, Expandable to 12 trays700-Watts, Adjustable Thermostat (95-155 F), Bale handle; Dishwasher-safe parts, 500 Watts, 4 Trays, Top mounted fan, Adjustable Thermostat (95-155 F), Fruit roll sheet, 2 Jerky packets,Converga-Flow Drying350-Watts, 4 Drying Trays, Fixed Temperature, Jerky gun, Spice/cure packets400-Watts, Expandable to 7 trays, Clear top, No tray rotation needed, Dishwasher safe
Shipping Weight8 Pounds10 Pounds8 Pounds6 Pounds5 Pounds

*Note: Values in fields “User Rating” and “No of Reviews” may change with time. These charts show information valid as of the publication date of this Review.

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