Live Superfoods Papaya Spears Our papaya spears are from USDA-certified organic papayas that have been dried at low temperatures to preserve their enzymatic integrity. Kosher and gluten-free. Mild tasting, not too sweet. Papaya is a very good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and folate, as well as dietary fiber and potassium. Product of Sri Lanka The papaya is believed to be native to southern Mexico and neighboring Central America. It is now present in every tropical and subtropical country.