Today, 1 in 3 meals eaten by millennials is “meat-free,” and 26% of millennials identify as being vegetarian or vegan. Whole food plant-based dairy and meat alternatives are growing at double digit rates, and more and more consumers are seeking options that align with their health, environmental and social values.
Jackfruit is a whole food plant-based solution that offers an inherently meaty texture, which makes it perfect for replacing meat in food service applications to create delicious, crowd-pleasing meals. It is extremely versatile, making it a great template for seasoning and sauces, and will enhance the flavor of any style cuisine. What’s even better, is that it is a nutritionally dense food, and an excellent source of fiber.
Food Service outlets that incorporate Jackfruit position themselves for growth through higher foot traffic and lower ingredient costs – a win-win for everyone involved.
The Jackfruit Company
The Jackfruit Company (TJC) is the #1 jackfruit brand in the U.S, producing delicious, convenient, whole food plant-based products from jackfruit. The Jackfruit Company’s mission is to mainstream the planet’s meatiest plant – jackfruit – for the good of human health the environment and farmers, and the brand works directly with over 1,000 farming families in India to source sustainably grown jackfruit to share with the world.
Young jackfruit is the perfect sustainable, whole food plant-based solution that emulates real meat-like taste and texture. Its versatility makes it especially intriguing to millennials, flexitarians, vegans, and vegetarians. Not only does jackfruit mimic the meat-eating experience, but this delicious miracle food is packed full of fiber, low in calories, and good any darn time you’re hungry. Ethically sourced, expertly prepared, and incredibly tasty.
The Jackfruit Company Food Service products enable culinary creativity through a variety of applications. As cooked young jackfruit offers a similar texture similar to pulled pork, it is a versatile ingredient that can be used in many types of food applications – tacos, burritos, pizza, nachos, empanadas, stir fry, curry and more. Now, whole food plant-based cuisine can go beyond the burger, beyond the crumble, and into new, delicious territory.
The Jackfruit Company products are 100% plant-based, gluten-free, and soy-free and are an excellent source of fiber. Additionally, unlike canned jackfruit, they are truly “restaurant quality” and offer unrivaled taste, texture and application unlike any other jackfruit on the market.
The Jackfruit Company Food Service products are available in 2 lb (30.5 oz) and 2.5 lb (40 oz) bags, and are available nationally through DOT and any broadline food distributor. Try this whole food plant-based miracle food on your menu, and your customers are sure to be satisfied.