Jackfruit is related to the mulberry family, native to Asia and India, and has a mild, pineapple-like flavor. Its fruit is the largest of the tree-born fruits, weighing as much as 80 pounds, and known for its distinct aroma.
Ready to use. No preparation necessary. To rehydrate, pour boiling water over fruit and let sit, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes. Drain well before using.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
Jackfruit, sugar, sulfur dioxide. Contains sulfites.
The jackfruit tree is widely cultivated in tropical regions of Asia, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. It has an exotic fruity flavor redolent of pineapple, apple, banana or mango.
Jackfruit is starchy and fibrous with a crunchy, creamy dried texture.
Jackfruit has become a vegan diet hero. But in its dried, sweet form coconut milk-based ice cream, a classic Thai ice cream shop staple, is a perfect backdrop for the sweet, pineapple-like flavor of our dried Jackfruit and the unique texture of our Fancy Shredded Coconut.