Jackfruit also known as jack tree, fenne, jakfruit or sometimes simply jack or jam is a species of tree from the fig family native from South India. It is a fruit widely cultivated and eaten throughout the tropical regions of the planet. In India, Bangladesh and Thailand, it is an everyday food. They are mostly using the unripe green jackfruit to prepare spicy curries. Vegetarians and vegans around the globe are liking its nutritional value and meat-like texture to use it as a meat-substitute. It is very popular to prepare vegetarian pulled pork. It is a good source of fiber, protein, potassium, calcium and iron.