The Jackfruit Box consists of an approximately 20-45 pound Jackfruit. Usually the fruit weighs upwards of 30-50 pounds, but it all depends on the season, weather, and the shipping location. The fruit may occasionally be smaller if it’s a small variety or if shipping to a very distant region.
Jackfruit is known as the largest fruit in the world, reaching up to 80 pounds in weight. This fruit is the perfect centerpiece to any fruit themed party or potluck. The flavor is very sweet and flavorful, similar to juicy fruit gum.
Its texture can be chewy or slimy depending on the variety, and ripeness. Some people enjoy jackfruit underripe, while others prefer it as ripe as they can get it.
Before cutting, press on the outside, it should have some give. Also, the jackfruit should have a fruity smell before you cut it as well.
This delicious fruit is often eaten on its own, but it can be cooked with barbecue sauce to make a healthy plant-based alternative to pulled pork sandwiches or even blended into a smoothie with coconut milk and ice.