Papayas

By : Pablo Alvarado

Clasification of fruit

  • -The papaya is a melon like fruit with yellow-orange flesh enclosed in a thin skin
  • -Melon, watermelon

Consumer Information

- Look at the color of the papaya. Papayas are picked when they are still green and hard to minimize potential bruising during shipping. Buy a papaya when it is half green and half yellow.

-Papayas that are partially yellow should be left at room temperature where they will ripen in a few days. If you want to speed this process, place them in a paper bag with a banana. Ripe papayas should be stored in the refrigerator and consumed within one or two days, so you can enjoy their maximum flavor.

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