Jackfruit has become extremely popular for its nutritional benefits and versatile flavor. Dried Jackfruit can be rehydrated and used in cooking, added to dried fruit bars or granola, or enjoyed as a snack on its own. Jackfruit has its own distinct flavor that is sometimes compared to dried apricot or mango. Jackfruit is believed to be beneficial in regulating blood sugar, supporting digestive health, and lowering cholesterol.
-Try chopping it up and add it to a dish of ancient grains along with some crushed nuts and fresh herbs for an exotic and nourishing treat.
History and Background:
Jackfruit is an Asian tropical fruit that grows in countries like Malaysia, Thailand, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Brazil. It is considered the largest tree that bears fruit in the world. Jackfruit tastes sweet and has a unique, but pleasant, smell. It is the fruit they formulated Juicy Fruit Gum after.
Jackfruit contains phytonutrient properties such as anti-cancer, anti-hypertensive, anti-ulcer and anti-inflammatories, anti-viral and anti-bacterial. It contains minerals, fiber, protein, and is free of fats and bad cholesterol. It is a great support to the immune system. Our jackfruit is sun-dried without preservatives.