Sliced papaya arranged on a round brown plate.


Papaya is a delicious and nutritious tropical fruit that is packed with vitamins and minerals. They are grown in tropical climates around the world, including Far North Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Papaya is a popular ingredient in many different cuisines, from Mexican and South American to Vietnamese, Thai, and Indian. It can be eaten raw or cooked and added to a variety of dishes including salads and chutneys, stir-fries and desserts. Ripe papaya can even be blended and used as a marinade to tenderise chewier cuts of meat.


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