Nesco Snackmaster Pro Food Dehydrator FD-75A : Review

nescoWho says you need to wait for days together to have your favorite dry fruits? By using Nesco 600-Watt Food Dehydrator, you can get different dry fruits in hours due to its fast drying system that dries larger quantities at a time, eliminating every drop of moisture from the fruits.

Following are the three most important features of this product that makes it stand out from other similar products:

1) Fan and thermostat:

Nesco comes with an adjustable thermostat (95 to 160 degrees F) that can be made to act according to the requirements of the temperature. There is a top mounted fan attached that does not allow the liquids to enter the heater chamber, protecting it from being damaged.

2) Converga-Flow drying system:

This drying system forces the air to go down the chamber that is pressurized externally and then it horizontally crosses each tray. This system not only helps in drying the items quickly but also provides nutritional drying, maintaining the items’ natural features.

3) Natural drying:

Although this is just another machine, this product does not use any chemicals to dry the stuff. It helps in protecting the flavor of every item, not spoiling the individual taste by causing a mixture of it with other fruits or vegetables. It also allows you to have your own bowl of dried flowers, popularly known as potpourri. Also, by using this product, you are allowed to make dried raw spices at home, saving the extra money you spend every month to buy them for curries.


All the above mentioned features and many others are gathered together in this 13.8 x 22.1 x 13.9 inches unique device, which weighs less than 9 pounds!


* The shape and appearance of this product are beautiful, unique and different from the other food Dehydrators
* The small size and light weight of this product makes it portable and easy to carry
* It lets you dry different stuff and you can own a small home based business of spices or potpourri!
* Although only 5 trays are included, this Dehydrator can be expanded upto 12 trays, allowing you to Dehydrate different stuff at a time, without worrying about the flavors being mixed
* As compared to the other products that are similar to this, the price of Nesco is comparatively lesser than the others
* This Dehydrator comes with 2 mesh sheets, 2 solid sheets, 3 jerky spice packets and one recipe book to let you make something unique in order to impress your guests with this product!


* Nesco is available in limited colors only
* This product does not have an in built on/off switch
* It does not consist of a timer (however, one can buy an outlet timer from any hardware shop)
* Trays are not dishwasher safe

Consumer Ratings:

Although this product has certain disadvantages, it has an average consumer rating of more than 4.5 stars, proving it to be one of the most unique looking food Dehydrators of its kind. It is perhaps the most simple and easy to use product a person can ever find.

Though it is said that every good thing is expensive, Nesco comes in an affordable price and if you are a fan of online shopping, there are websites that allow you to buy products, without paying a single extra buck for shipping.

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