The role of pre-treatment in freeze-dried herbs processing

Freeze drying has emerged as a game-changing preservation method that meets the expectations of the culinary world. However, the journey from freshly harvested herbs to freeze-dried perfection involves a crucial step known as pre-treatment.

Often underestimated, pre-treatment sets the foundation for successful freeze-drying by addressing factors such as phytochemical preservation, microbial control, and enzymatic activity.