Jackfruit Facts

  • The largest tree-born fruit
  • Can weight over 100 pounds
  • A tree can produce 2-3 tons of fruite per year
  • Texutre is just like meat, meaty texture
  • Taste is not strong so can be flavoured to your liking
  • You will find jackfruit in tins, in the freezer section at specialist green grocers. Vacuum sealed too. Check for sodium content and real the label.
  • Companies to buy from are The Jackfruit Company and Upton’s Natural
  • You can buy fresh as well when its in season which is

Benefits of Jackfruit

  • Super high in fiber
  • Has a good protion of protein so can be an alternative to meat, fish, beans, tofu and seitan
  • Rich in vitamins A and C and riboflavin as well as
  • Minerals like magnesium and potassium, iron & calcium
  • Loaded with anti-oxidants
  • Good for hair and skin

How to Handle a Jackfruit

Selecting Jackfruit

Cooking with Jackfruit

Replace salt with savory spice blend & don’t cook with oil

Jackfruit Recipes





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