Papaya Fruit

Scientific Name



Pusa dwarf, mahabindu, solo, ranchi, washington etc.

Nutritional Facts

  • Ripe papaya is one of the fruits with the highest vitamin C content
  • Is a Rich source of vitamin A and flavonoids such as β-carotene , lutein, cryptoxanthin. Is a source of B-complex vitamins such as folic acid, vitamin B-6. also contain Potassium and calcium.

Keeping Quality

Papaya fruit should be stored at or near 10°c and 85-90% relative humidity (RH) which will extend the life of the fruit from 10 days – maximum of 3 weeks . If stored at room temperature will ripe within 7-10 days.

Health Benefits

  • Papaya fruit may help to reduce risk of alzheimer’s disease.
  • Helps to protect Against certain types of cancer.
  • Boost your immunity system.
  • Aid in lowering Blood sugar level.
  • May help to protect your eyes.
  • Help in digestion of food.


Use mixed fruit jams, use in cosmetics, also use shakes and ice creams,use to Candies and jellies, byproduct of papaya are papain and pectin.

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