Papayas pack a healthy mix of nutrients your body needs. It is best for salads and smoothies. It is also tasteful when eaten fresh.
Far North Queensland, Northern Territory, and Western Australia
WANT TO EAT A SWEET AND RIPE PAPAYA
Choose a fruit whose skin is already beginning to change color from green to yellow or orange. Better yet, buy a papaya that has reached peak color and is not bruised.
Papaya refrigeration slows the ripening process of the fruits. It allows you to enjoy the fruit for up to three days.