Fresh Papaya

About the Produce

The World of Papaya

Papaya is a tropical fruit that is known for its sweet and juicy flavor. It is commonly found in the Caribbean and other tropical regions, but is now available year round in many grocery stores.

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Peak Season

Papaya is at its peak from June to September, but can be found in stores throughout the year.
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Nutritional Value

Nutritional Benefits of Papaya

Papaya is a rich source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, folate, and potassium. It is also high in fiber and contains antioxidants that can help boost your immune system.
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Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Papaya

In addition to its nutritional value, papaya has been linked to several health benefits. It may help improve digestion, reduce inflammation, and even lower the risk of heart disease.

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Seasonal Uses for Papaya

Papaya is a versatile fruit that can be used in a variety of dishes. It can be eaten fresh, added to smoothies, or used in salads and salsas. It can also be cooked and used in savory dishes, such as curries and stir-fries.
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Varieties We Carry*

There are several varieties of papaya, including Caribbean Red and Maradol. Each variety has its own unique flavor and texture, making papaya a versatile fruit for cooking and snacking.
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FAQs for
Yes, papaya is an excellent source of vitamin C, providing over 100% of the recommended daily intake in just one serving.
Yes, papaya contains enzymes that can aid in digestion and may help alleviate symptoms of digestive issues.
Yes, papaya is safe for pregnant women and can provide important nutrients for both the mother and baby.
Papaya should be stored at room temperature until ripe, and then can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days.
Papaya is not a common allergen, but some people may have an allergic reaction to the fruit. If you have a latex allergy, you may also be allergic to papaya.

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