Dried papaya is a tropical fruit with a unique and exotic sweet taste. It is naturally rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, and beta-carotene. These dried papaya spears are a great way to satisfy a sweet craving, while providing the body with an energizing source of nutrients. Some say dried papaya can act like an aphrodisiac. You’ll never know until you try it!There are a lot of antioxidants in dried papaya. Also, scientists have found that papayas contain more beta-carotene than carrots, and more vitamin C than kiwi fruit. Papaya also are abundant in bioflavonoids. Substantial minerals found in papaya include potassium, magnesium, and calcium.