Why Papaya Mint?
We get our papaya fruit from a trusted partner in India where the climate is perfect for this crop. It is non-GMO verified, Kosher and Halal-certified, and never frozen. Because frozen papaya is gross. Our relationship with our papaya partners is nearly two decades old. They use fair pricing agreements to encourage long-term production and quality standards. And they’re part of an organization that regularly audits for social accountability.
The Story behind Papaya Mints. Papaya fruit is actually considered a large, tropical berry. Let’s make that very large. It is native to Mexico but now grows in the Caribbean and Florida. Records show that in pre-Columbian Mexico, people wrapped meat in papaya leaves before cooking to increase tenderness. Peppermint has been popular for millennia. Greek mythology tells the story of Pluto transforming the nymph Mentha into a sweet-smelling herb. Peppermint oil was used anciently by the Japanese and Chinese. It was also discovered in the pyramids of Egypt. If it’s good enough for a Pharaoh…
Sorbitol, papaya fruit concentrate, fructose, peppermint leaf and peppermint aerial parts oil
Chew 2 tablets with a meal three times daily.