Mainstream Substitution

Jackfruit is used as a meat substitute in a variety of dishes

Implications - Referred to by some as a "miracle fruit," jackfruit has quickly rushed onto North American menus as a popular meat substitute. This progression demonstrates the experimental nature of health-driven consumers and the ever-evolving world of vegan culinary innovations and the influence of this on CPG products and menu items.
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Jackfruit Meat Substitutes - The Jackfruit Company Uses Fruit as a Flavorful Alternative to Meat
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Mild 1,252 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 16
Jackfruit Meat Substitutes
The Jackfruit Company Uses Fruit as a Flavorful Alternative to Meat
As the number of people following vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diets increases, so do the choices of meat substitutes on the market. While many of these products are made from familiar... [More]
Spicy Jackfruit Pizzas - Virtuous Pie's 'Kim Jack' Puts a Vegan Spin on Classic Korean Flavors
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Mild 193 Clicks Pub: Jun 21, 17
Spicy Jackfruit Pizzas
Virtuous Pie's 'Kim Jack' Puts a Vegan Spin on Classic Korean Flavors
Virtuous Pie is an entirely plant-based pizzeria with locations in both Vancouver and Portland that uses a range of vegan toppings as alternatives to meat and cheese. One of the most interesting... [More]
Canned Jackfruit Meat - Native Forest's Organic Young Jackfruit is Branded as a Meat Alternative
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Mild 123 Clicks Pub: Jun 21, 17
Canned Jackfruit Meat
Native Forest's Organic Young Jackfruit is Branded as a Meat Alternative
There are some vegetables that are commonly used as meat alternatives, but most fruits do not have the taste or texture to be used as believable substitutes—except for jackfruit meat. To help... [More]
Plant-Based Pulled Pork Burgers - Soul Burger's Pulled Pork BBQ Burger is Made with Jackfruit
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Mild 131 Clicks Pub: Jun 21, 17
Plant-Based Pulled Pork Burgers
Soul Burger's Pulled Pork BBQ Burger is Made with Jackfruit
There are plenty of pulled pork BBQ burger recipes that can be found online and in restaurants around the world, but Australia’s Soul Burger sets itself apart by making its take on the classic... [More]
Curried Jackfruit Entrees - Trader Joe's Yellow Jackfruit Curry is a Plant-Based Frozen Meal
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This Year and Untested 144 Clicks Pub: Dec 4, 17
Curried Jackfruit Entrees
Trader Joe's Yellow Jackfruit Curry is a Plant-Based Frozen Meal
There are many classic curry dishes that are made with real meat, but a heightened demand for plant-based options has inspired the creation of products like Trader Joe’s vegan-friendly Yellow... [More]
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