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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the world, at Ceres we are taking proactive steps grounded in science to protect the safety of our products, our employees, their families and support our communities around the country. As one of South Africa’s largest manufacturers of food and beverages, we are considered a provider of essential goods. We will thus maintain our production capacity & distribution network globally, during the lockdown period as prescribed by the South African Government. We will continue to work hard so that you continue to enjoy your favourite Ceres Juices during this challenging period. Please keep safe.

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Paw Paw

Paw paw are deliciously sweet with a soft, butter-like consistency. To get their full exotic flavour, paw paws must be perfectly ripe. 

Fun Facts
The paw paw tree can grow from seed to a 20 foot, fruit-bearing tree in less than 18 months. The fruit can range in size from 1 to 20 pounds.
The exact origination of paw paw is unknown but it is believed to be native to southern Mexico and neighboring Central America.
Christopher Columbus called paw paw ‘the fruit of the angels’ due to their heavenly taste.
The white powder sold as “Meat Tenderizer” is composed mainly of an enzyme extract from the paw paw, called papain.
There are two types of paw paw, the Hawaiian and Mexican.
Most people only eat the sweet delicious flesh, but you can also eat the small, black seeds in the center of the fruit - they taste like black pepper.
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