Did You Know?Papayas
Exactly where papaya originated is unknown. Most of the domestic papaya come from Hawaii, but smaller quantities are grown in Florida, California, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Central and South America.
Select papayas that are firm with some yellow streaks and free of blemishes.
Papayas can be purchased while still green and will ripen by themselves when left at room temperature for three to five days. If you don’t plan to use the papaya once it’s ripe, it can be kept in the refrigerator for up to a week.
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