Healthy vegan jackfruit tacos, just one of the many meat substitutions the fruit is being used for. Photo: Shutterstock

India looks to cash in on global jackfruit ‘superfood’ craze

  • The fruit, which has been part of the country’s diet for centuries, is growing in popularity as a meat alternative – touted by chefs for its pork-like texture
  • And while India’s jackfruit growers have been hit by the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, international demand shows no sign of slowing
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Healthy vegan jackfruit tacos, just one of the many meat substitutions the fruit is being used for. Photo: Shutterstock
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