Purchasing Organic Papaya

Papaya (Carica papaya) is the most important member of the Caricaceae family for human consumption. It belongs to the Brassicales order, which makes it distantly related to cauliflower, cabbage, kale, collards, kholrabi, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, broccolini, bok choy, rapini, napa cabbage, turnips, mustard, watercress, arugula, radishes, horseradish, rutabaga, capers, and nasturnium. Papayas likely originated along the Caribbean coast of Central America. They were probably widely cultivated by Indians in Mexico and Central America prior […]