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Take a Quiz on Papaya !
How many & what Varieties are there ?
Which are the Major producing countries?
Which are the countries importing large Numbers? Which companies ?
What is the HS Code for fresh Papaya Fruit ?
In which European country, Papaya is grown ?
Which is the top importing country !
Which is the biggest exporting country ?
What is a hermaphrodite plant.?
Are round fruits preferred in export market ?
Is there market for Organically grown 
Where can we get whole sale prices of Papaya in regular way ?What are the quality categories ?
What is EurepGap ?
How do we pack & transport Papaya ?
What are import tariffs & Quotas applicable ?

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Papain is obtained from the dried latex of the papaya 
fruit -Carica papaya L. 
It is the protease which is most commonly used for the food processing applications 
Papain is used in the pharmaceutical industry, the food processing industry and  has veterinary applications such as deworming of cattle. 
Papain is also used in the tanning of leather and has applications in the paper and adhesive industries as well as in sewage disposal. 
Uses are also in brewing industry & in the meat industry for the tenderization of meat.

Processing :
Involves collection & extraction of Latex, Drying - sun drying or oven drying or spray drying - and determining enzyme activity for export. Higher activity fetches better price.

Although synthetic substitutes are available at lower cost, the demand for papain is still strong as a food ingredient since it is perceived as a natural product. Papain is sold in both liquid and powdered form.

Major Exporters:
Zaire, Tanzania, Uganda and Sri Lanka.

Major Importers:

United States, Japan, United Kingdom, Belgium and

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