Papaya

Papaya is a tropical fruit mainly consumed for its orange, sweet and juicy pulp. The seeds of this fruit are used dried. It is eaten as fresh fruit, cooked or used for processing various products like ice creams, refreshments and jellies. It is low in calories and a highly digestive fruit.

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Papaya is a tropical fruit that is mainly consumed for its pulp, usually having an orange colour and sweet and juicy taste. The dry seeds of this fruit are also used. It is eaten as fresh fruit, cooked or used for processing various products like ice creams, refreshments and jellies. It is low in calories and a highly digestive fruit.

Papaya is a tropical fruit, having oval or pear shape, measuring between 10 and 20cm and usually weighing between 500 and 1,000g, although it may even weigh up to 5kg. It is a berry of thin skin, of a green yellowish and orange colour. The pulp is of a red orange or yellow colour, sweet and very juicy. Inside the fruit there is a cavity containing the greyish black seeds.

Papayas are rich in water and low in calories, providing with minerals like calcium, phosphorus and iron and vitamin A and C. It contains papain, an enzyme that favours digestion.

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