Jackfruit, do you want fries with that?

Matt Hall, Senior Horticulture Extension Officer.

Interest in meat substitutes is growing as people are becoming increasingly aware of the social and environmental costs of traditional meat products. Innovative developments to improve the product qualities of cultured meats are progressing, yet there are key considerations around its acceptance with consumers which are yet to be addressed. Plant based alternatives, such as jackfruit, offer great opportunities for this growing market as they are naturally grown, have a similar texture to meat and are truly sustainable. This article lists some ideas on the potential for processing jackfruit as a meat substitute, see the full article on LinkedIn.

Last updated: 16 August 2019