If condensation appears on the inside of the glass lid, it is an indication that the food inside has not been sufficiently dried, and the drying time must be extended or the food will mold.
Packaging Package dehydrated fruits in plastic freezer bags or glass jars with tight-fitting lids.
I’m certainly still a dehydrating rookie myself, but I did try a few different ways to “pre-treat” some fruits, like apples.Dehydrating Fruits like: Apples, Apricots, Strawberries and more. Some fruits like apples, peaches, pears, even apricots will dry with a nicer color if you pre-treat the fruit before drying. Throw them in a zip lock baggie and you are good to go.Dehydrating fruit is such a great option for long term storage without filling your freezer.Most make great snack foods and can stay in your diaper bag or desk drawer for a long time!Dehydrating apples has become my new favorite fall pastime.