Produce Information / Storage Tips

Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.

Papaya

Indications of Quality

Uniformity of size and color; firmness; freedom from defects such as sunburn, skin abrasions, pitting, insect injury, and blotchy coloration; freedom from decay.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Location: Room Temperature
Temperature: 45 to 55 F (7 to 13 C)
Relative Humidity: 85 to 90%
Approximate Storage Life: 1-3 weeks*

Ethylene Production: Moderate
Ethylene Sensitivity: Moderate

Storage Tips

Do not wash before storing. Place in a VeggieZips™ produce bag if desired. A HydroLIner™ is not necessary. 

* Approximate storage life is an estimate of in-home storage length. Your results may vary significantly depending on how long produce is in transit or in stock at the market.