The papaya is a large pear-shaped fruit with golden-yellow skin.
The pulp of the papaya is also golden-yellow and is fleshy, juicy and smooth. It has a sweet-tart flavor. It has a large central cavity which is filled with shiny, gray seeds.
The papaya is a popular breakfast fruit in many countries and is also used in many food preparations like salads, pies, juices, and confections.
Papaya contains a high amount of potassium and the flesh of papaya is very high in Vitamin A.
Usually papaya pulp is used in a mixture with other fruits for yoghurt, baby food and multi-fruit drinks.