Yupik’s Diced Papaya’s are cubed pieces of dried papaya fruits that have been lightly sweetened with cane sugar. Fruity in flavor, diced papaya’s are chewy and tender in texture; ideal for snacking or baking applications. Buy diced papaya by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry must-have! Conveniently pack portion controlled baggie’s to store your car, backpack, and desk with this healthy and delicious snack!
HEALTH BENEFITS: The 411 on papaya!
Not only is papaya delicious, they also have their benefits! Here are the facts:
- Fast-acting carbohydrates for boosts of energy
CULINARY TWIST: Papaya pops!
We love new and innovative ways to use classic ingredients like dried fruits. Papaya is certainly special and different, and so we think it deserves to be showcased, just like this idea for chocolate pops!
-Melt the chocolate of your choice (milk, dark, white, etc.) and place a tablespoon of it on a lined baking sheet. With the back end of your spoon, create a medium-sized circle.
-Working quickly, place a lollipop stick (these can be bought at cooking supply stores or online) halfway into the melted chocolate.
-Before the chocolate hardens, add diced papaya, nuts, and other dried fruits in the center of the lollipop. Refrigerate before serving. Watch your guests and kids go absolutely gaga for this healthy and creative treat!
ABOUT PAPAYA: Did you know?
Papayas were first cultivated in Mexico; they grow on tree-like plants. Many areas across the world, including United Kingdom, Africa, and Australia, refer to papaya as pawpaw”.
HOW TO STORE YOUR PAPAYA: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 12 months.