Closely associated to Purdue University, the organizing theme of JUA Technologies International LLC (JTI) is the reduction of crop post-harvest losses of small/medium growers and processors while providing a means to monetize a producers crop(s). The approach is to provide those involved with affordable and innovative multipurpose crop dehydrators powered by clean renewable energy. With association to Purdue University, JUA Technologies' primary focus is on the development and acceptance of a solar food-drying solution for home gardeners and small and mid-size produce growers. The product - designated Dehytray - safely and hygienically dries food for home storage or value-added farm sales. The company's name comes from the Swahili word "jua", meaning "sun".