Papaya, also known as pawpaw is a delicious fruit rich in vitamin C.
It is a tropical fruit and is highly valuable medicinal ingredient.
Originally from Costa Rica and South Mexico, it is now widely cultivated worldwide. Globally, India leads the world in papaya production followed by Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, Indonesia, Peru, China, Thailand and Philippines.
Being a highly productive crop and easy to grow papaya is cultivated widely as a kitchen garden in India