Gamme Helfer | Papaye

The papaya’s characteristics

The papaya is the fruit of the Carica Papaya tree. It has a beautiful orange flesh and an exquisite scent.

The papaya contains a number of nutrients and is good for the digestion. It is also a source of papain, catechin and carotenoid.


There are several hundred varieties of papaya including:

Golden, Solo, Formosa or Calimosa


Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) specializes in the import of exotic fruit such as papaya and has strong links with countries of production. The company has a comprehensive and carefully controlled traceability system so produce is tracked until it reaches the end consumer.

Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) also has well established arrangements for shipping papaya, primarily by air.


As a forerunner in the production and marketing of the Brazilian Papaya, Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) is an expert in refining and ripening to order.



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