Similar to a melon in flavor, it is juicy and sweet and provides a fragrant
but not a musky aroma.
Papayas yield to gentle pressure when ripe. Their skin should be smooth
Ripening: Keep fruit between 70 and
80 degrees until it reaches at least 50 percent color.
Ethylene Production & Sensitivity: High
Once ripe, the papaya should be used within two to three days.
Storage Temperature: 50° - 55°F
Storage Humidity: 85% - 95%