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Harvest Saver R-5 Commercial Food Dehydrator CALL FOR PRICING AND AVAILABILITY.  Item Number: R-5


The Harvest Saver commercial dehydrator is built in the U.S. to exacting standards by a company that has been in business for over 100 years. Large commercial units with 5,000 to 10,000 square feet of drying space are made by the same company, available by special order on “built to specification” basis. Call us to learn more.

The R-5 Harvest Saver dehydrator is NSF Certified to comply with American National Standards for processing of food items. For commercial food dehydrator operations, this makes securing local permits and approvals to operate much easier.

The R-5 is designed to move large quantities of air quickly and efficiently—the secret to safe and quick dehydration. The Harvest Saver has 88 square feet of drying surface and can dry most products in a few hours because of the unique air movement design. It can dry meat products for jerky quickly and meets regulatory requirements for minimum heat standards for drying meat. Will also easily handle vegetables, fruit, fish, nuts, herbs or whatever you seek to dry.


  • Thermostatic temperature control (Range: Ambient temperature up to 200 degrees F)
  • Stainless Steel interior and exterior, with choice of solid or perforated SS shelves; teflon liners also available.
  • Fully insulated to improve performance and drying speed
  • Electric heating coil, 220/240 volts, 1 phase, 50 amp (dedicated circuit required)
  • Fits standard 6" dryer vent
  • Stainless steel trays - 14 at 24" x 38" per tray
  • Almost 90 square feet of drying area
  • Special metering and controls for monitoring and recording performance available
  • Weighs approximately 600 lbs. and must be crated for Freight Shipment.

Find the Right Food Dehydrator

The American Harvest Food Dehydrator offers the option to add additional trays.  Perfect for your growing needs. 

  • Vita-Save Exterior helps block harmful light which destroys nutrients.

  • Patented Converga Flow Drying System forces air up the exterior pressurized chamber and across the trays for fast, even drying.

Compare and Choose the Food Dehydrator That's Right for You

Food Dehydrators are available in a Full Range of Sizes to Fit Your Needs, ranging from 2.5 to 31 square feet of drying capacity.

Food Dehydrator Comparison Chart

Food Dehydrator Model
Drying Space
Stainless Steel
2.5 Sq. Ft. 5 425 To 7 Trays No
3 Sq. Ft.
To 12 Trays
4 Sq. Ft.
To 30 Trays
8 Sq. Ft.
To 30 Trays
16 Sq. Ft.
31 Sq. Ft.

New to Drying - Small Yield of Fruits or Vegetables...

New to Drying - Large Yield of Fruits and Vegetables...

Introduce yourself to drying with the Gardenmaster Plus Food Dehydrator or theTSM D-10 Food Dehydrator.  If you expect to do large amounts of drying,  choose the TSM D-12 Food Dehydrator to avoid having to upgrade.

Vacuum Sealing Dried Foods

Seal dried foods for longer shelf life.  For a compatible match, use the chart below to find the right size food vacuum sealer to coordinate with the food dehydrator you need.

Food Dehydrator Model
Food Vacuum Sealer
Foodsaver Vac 375

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