Food Storage - How long can you keep...

PAPAYAS - FRESH, RAW, WHOLE

Pantry
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2-5 days or until ripe
Refrigerator
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2-3 days once ripe
Freezer
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10-12 months

Tips

  • Store at room temperature until ripe, then refrigerate.
  • To freeze: (1) Cut papaya in half and remove seeds and rind; (2) Slice or cube papaya, or cut into balls; (3) Place in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • Freezer time shown is for best quality only - foods kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.

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