Papaya Mexican (Maradol)

  • PLU #3112
Pack size
  • 32lb
  • These pear-shaped fruit with bright orange flesh generally weight 3 to 5 pounds. Their skin is green when unripe but turns yellow to orange with a few freckles once they become mature. They are wonderfully soft and juicy, and have a salmon pink or red flesh that is very sweet with a slightly perfumed, fruity flavor.
  • This fruit is a great source of vitamin C. For smoothies, fruit salads, sauces, marinades.
  • Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Asia
Country of origin
  • Mexico
Quality specifications
  • Color – Green and yellow
  • Cleanliness – Must be clean (no dirt, spotting, dust, or any other foreign material).
  • Other – Can have no scarring, cracks, splits, or breaks, or mechanical damage.
  • Customers generally select this product when it is light green/yellowing. When soft, it is already ripe.
  • Defects – Softness, black and brown spots
Display and storage
  • Storage- 45-55 degrees , dry environment
  • Display- Full fruit at room temperature, or cut in half wrapped to show bright orange flesh must be refrigerated
  • Shelf life- 4-8 days