sahara dehydrator

Award Winning Design

gia 2019 finalist and reddot award 2019

Sahara Folding Dehydrator

Quickly folds to 1/3 its size.

Sahara, folded

Over 1m2 of drying area (11ft2)

Sahara Drying Vegetables

Quiet efficient radial fan. Fresh filtered air.

Optimized air circulation is provided by a quiet, highly efficient radial fan that balances a mixture of fresh and recirculated air to enhance food drying and energy efficiency. A washable and re-useable air filter ensures that dirt and contaminants are not drawn into the dehydrator.

Dual heating system.
Automatic switch high to low.

At 700W, the heating system has plenty of power for the largest loads of fresh fruit or the high temperatures needed for drying meat. The dual-heater system automatically switches to low power for more efficient operation when food is partially dry or for lower temperatures when drying raw food.

Dual time/temperature.
Set up to 99 hours each.

Simple-to-use dual time/temperature controls allows users to easily program two times and two temperatures for better control of food drying. Each time can be set for up to 99  hours for a total of 198 hours of continuous automated operation.

Stainless steel or Polypropylene shelves.

Sahara is available with high-quality 304 stainless steel or poly plastic shelving. All components are BPA and PTFE free. A convenient zippered storage case for shelves is standard. Drying mats of food-grade silicone are available for drying fruit leathers or small items.

Stainless steel or Polypropylene shelves.


“I recently received the new Brød & Taylor Sahara Food Dehydrator, a superbly designed dehydrator that eliminates the reason why I’ve not bought one previously: this one folds up into a compact little package for storage.”

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Maurizio Leo, The Perfect Loaf

“…..I strolled past the Brod and Taylor booth at this year’s International Home & Housewares Show, and saw their new Sahara Folding Dehydrator. It stopped me in my tracks because… it folds. To a third of its size. Which makes it incredibly easy to store, yet doesn’t impact how sturdy and well-designed it is.”

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“The first ever folding dehydrator! I love my Sahara Dehydrator because not only is it one of the most powerful dehydrators, but it’s also the first ever to be folding. Most dehydrators are very big and bulky. This design is a game changer and ….”

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Colleen Jeffers

“The dehydrator I used is the collapsible model from Brod & Taylor.  I’m living in/renovating a very small cottage right now, which means I’m desperately lacking in storage, particularly in the “kitchen” area…….”  Read More.

Joshua Weissman

“The Brod & Taylor  SAHARA Folding Dehydrator and the Folding Proofer and Slow Cooker are essential to what I do.  I’ve used these tools nearly every day since I got them.  If you’re at all interested in doing bread, fermentation, dehydrating, or just about anything interesting in your cooking, then you need to have these in your kitchen.”

Joshua Weissman, Slim Palate

“The Sahara is a great machine. Well built, cool design and so functional. I love that it folds down for storage when I’m not using it as well. Where I live in the Okanagan Valley in BC, Canada, we have an abundance of orchards and vineyards and the Sahara makes quick work of dehydration.”

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Shannon Peckford, Sourdough School House

A Cook Named Matt

“Not only does it look good, but it’s hella fast and powerful. It even folds down so it’s portable which is a plus in my book.”

Norm Matt Broussard, A Cook Named Matt
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