The black, edible seeds/kernels of the papaya fruit have a high "papain" content, a protein-splitting enzyme that serves as a defense against pests.
Our organic papaya seeds come exclusively from Sri Lanka. There they grow up to 6 kg.
heavy fruits in certified organic areas and are harvested by the local organic farmers. In order to improve our and your own living conditions, the organic farmers
surrounding area and work according to traditional procedures.
After the fruits are harvested fully ripe, the seeds are removed and placed in the sun.
In addition to the strong and very aromatic taste, the papaya seeds have a very firm and strong structure. The dark brown colour can be mixed with other spices (e.g. turmeric) to create a beautiful play of colours.
Thanks to their peppery, slightly bitter and quite sharp aroma, they are suitable, for example, as a seasoning for Food - simply fill the dried seeds into a pepper mill.
Average nutritional values
per 100 g
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