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Dried Papaya

Our dried papaya fruit chunks from Oh! Nuts are an exotic addition to our famed dried fruits collection. Order a pound, a five-lb. bag or a 44-pound case of diced dried papaya, papaya chunks or dried papaya spears. A light sugar coating is added to these naturally sweet, chewy good-for-you tropical dried fruit treats.Read More...

5 Dried Papaya
Natural Papaya Spears
$12.99 per lb.
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Ultimate Guide to Dried Fruit

Versatile Dried Papaya

Our dried fruits preserve nutrients when water is removed to create a compact, still flavorful fruit snack. Add dried papaya chunks or diced papaya to salads, cereals, your own fruit snack mixes or dessert. Mix our dried papaya spears with our roasted nuts also available by the pound.

Our dried papaya chunks are a compact treat to take along on trips, or to ship to students or relatives who are embracing healthier diets. Add a bright ribbon, a card and a sparkling silver plastic candy scoop, and your extra bag of papaya becomes an inexpensive gift for holidays, house warming parties or family reunions.

This exotic fruit in bite-size slices or chunks creates a delicious centerpiece for your snack table or when added in bowls to your appetizer buffet.

Good for You Treats

Papayas are rich in potassium, calcium, vitamin C and other good-for-you nutrients. They're a delicious, better-for-you alternative to the empty calories that define most ordinary candies and snack foods. Tropical papaya is a great source of beta-carotene. One pound equals 16 one-oz. servings of sweet, chewy fruit.

Fun Dried Fruit Facts

Is dried papaya healthy? Definitely. Removing the water doesn't remove the excellent nutrition that is what makes fruit such a healthy fruit.

Does dried papaya have added sugar? Dried fruits are naturally sweet, and the flavor and texture don't disappear when fruit is dried.

How long does dried papaya last? The U.S. Department of Agriculture says most dried fruits can be safely stored in sealed bags in your pantry for six months. How should you store dried fruit after opening? The USDA recommends storing them tightly sealed in the fridge for up to six more months.

Dried Fruit Name

Papaya

Scientific Name

Carica papaya

Origins

Tropical regions of Central America. Today, it's also grown in lush regions of Hawaii, Africa and other tropical spots.

Serving Size

One ounce

Calories

100

Popular Uses

Healthy snacks, candy alternatives, added to salads, fruit and nut mixes, recipes. Topping for ice cream or cereal. A dessert table staple in pretty bowls or arranged on trays.