The Best and Most Recommended Dehydrator List
Each year there are new features being added to dehydrators from respected manufacturers, but time and again advances turn out to be mere marketing gimmicks. When we fail to do good research, buying a new dehydrator can lead to a disappointing purchase, despite what the manufacturers claim the dehydrators can do.
We all have expectations and features we are looking for which makes it even more difficult to decide which dehydrator will work best for you. Despite this, there are some dehydrators that will give you a product that’s a step above the rest. These are dehydrators that can give you fresh vegetables, fruits and meats that live up to your expectations. These units have repeatedly and consistently proven to be an ideal choice not just for the Pick My Dehydrator Team but for tens of thousands of people that use these on a regular basis.
2018 Top Rated Dehydrators
Nesco Snackmaster Pro Food Dehydrator FD-75A
The Nesco Snackmaster will dry fruits, vegetables and meat in hours instead of days. Because of its unique design the flavors don't mix and there is no need to rotate trays. The unit has a thermostat that can be adjusted from 95 to 160 degrees. It also includes a recipe book. This is one of the highest rated and most popular dehydrators sold.
Excalibur 3926TB Food Dehydrator
If you are looking to do more dehydrating than one of the smaller dehydrators can handle, then the Excalibur is a good choice. The model has 9 trays which add up to 15 square feet of drying area. It also includes a 10 year warranty. Another great buy if you are looking for something a little larger.
Aroma Professional 6 Tray Food Dehydrator
Another highly rated dehydrator that includes 6 removable racks an adjustable thermostat (95-155 degrees) and a drip tray to collect any drippings from the drying process. Tray height is adjustable and the fan promotes even drying and will not overheat. The Aroma includes a 5 year warranty.
Nesco FD-60 Snackmaster Express 4-Tray Food Dehydrator
This small dehydrator is great for small batches or the occasional drying. It comes with 4 trays, has a top mounted fan and an adjustable thermostat. It includes an unique airflow system that forces air through an external pressurized chamber instead of through the trays which results in a more even flow. It comes with a 1 year warranty.
STX INTERNATIONAL Dehydra STX-DEH-1200W-XLS
If you are super serious about dehydrating and want results that rival store bought dehydrated fruits, vegetables and meats then look no further. This dehydrator features 1200 watts of power, 10 stainless steel trays and 16 square feet of drying space. It also comes with 2 silicone mats for fruit roll-ups. The STX comes with a 1 year fix or replace warranty and is highly rated.