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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Jun 17 - Jun 17
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Spicy Jackfruit Pizzas - Virtuous Pie's 'Kim Jack' Puts a Vegan Spin on Classic Korean Flavors
SCORE 4.6
This Month and Average 43 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]
Plant-Based Pulled Pork Burgers - Soul Burger's Pulled Pork BBQ Burger is Made with Jackfruit
SCORE 4.3
This Month and Average 41 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]
Canned Jackfruit Meat - Native Forest's Organic Young Jackfruit is Branded as a Meat Alternative
SCORE 4.3
This Month and Average 38 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]
Alternative BBQ Sandwiches - Love Food Central's Pulled BBQ Sandwich Pairs Jackfruit & Sourdough
SCORE 3.8
This Month and Mild 22 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 17
Alternative BBQ Sandwiches
Love Food Central's Pulled BBQ Sandwich Pairs Jackfruit & Sourdough
Like all menu items served at Love Food Central in St. Petersburg, Florida, the Pulled BBQ Sandwich is entirely plant-based. Rather than being stacked with authentic pulled pork, the Pulled BBQ... [More]
Meatless Vegan Nachos - The Sage Vegan Bistro Serves Flavorful, Fully Loaded Plant-Based Nachos
SCORE 3.6
This Month and Mild 22 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 17
Meatless Vegan Nachos
The Sage Vegan Bistro Serves Flavorful, Fully Loaded Plant-Based Nachos
While it is easy enough to prepare vegan nachos simply by swapping traditional cheese for a melted non-dairy substitute, creating an intensely flavorful fully loaded dish takes a bit more... [More]
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