Scientific name: Artocarpus heterophyllus
Origin: Asian continent, India.
Natural occurrence: tropical regions.
Features: It is a cauliflora and monoecious fruit tree, of great size (above 25m in height), with a wide crown and endowed with milky latex. Jackfruit has two varieties of fruit: soft jackfruit and hard jackfruit.
Usage: recently identified as a promising fruit by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), jackfruit is the star of the day among fans of vegetarian and vegan lifestyles. meat” that has been used in various recipes in restaurants and nature shops.