Taste of the Year 2020: Jackfruit

We know the colour, fashion, tech and Instagram filter trends for 2020, but what about food? Meet jackfruit, the taste we predict will be on everyone’s plates in 2020.

Why jackfruit?

We asked consumers and over 300 chefs and restaurateurs to choose which foods they think will be big news in 2020. And the answer was a resounding “jackfruit”, with 34% of people saying the meat-substitute was the ingredient they’ve seen popping up most across restaurant menus in 2019.

What is jackfruit?

Jackfruit is a green, prickly fruit packed with vitamin C, potassium and fiber. It’s a staple for vegan diets, working as a meat-alternative in dishes like jackfruit spag-bols and burgers.

 

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Plenty of our 6,000+ restaurants serve delicious jackfruit dishes. We’ve picked a few of our favourites for you to try.

Pizza Hut’s Jack ‘n’ Cheese Pizza

Mozzarella, BBQ jackfruit, peppers, red onions, sweetcorn and a BBQ drizzle.

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Chiquito’s Cassava Fries

Fancy jackfruit as a starter? Dig into fried Cassava with Pibil Jackfruit, vegan cheese and spring onion.

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Giraffe’s Jackfruit Curry

Shredded and marinated to vegan-friendly perfection, this curry is served alongside jasmine rice.

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Taste of the Year 2020: Jackfruit

We know the colour, fashion, tech and Instagram filter trends for 2020, but what about food? Meet jackfruit, the taste we predict will be on everyone’s plates in 2020.

Why jackfruit?

We asked consumers and over 300 chefs and restaurateurs to choose which foods they think will be big news in 2020. And the answer was a resounding “jackfruit”, with 34% of people saying the meat-substitute was the ingredient they’ve seen popping up most across restaurant menus in 2019.

What is jackfruit?

Jackfruit is a green, prickly fruit packed with vitamin C, potassium and fiber. It’s a staple for a lot of vegan diets, working as a meat-alternative in dishes like jackfruit spag-bols and burgers.

Want to get to know jackfruit better?

FIND OUT MORE

Taste jackfruit with tastecard.

Plenty of our 6,000+ restaurants serve delicious jackfruit dishes. We’ve picked a few of our favourites for you to try.

Pizza Hut’s BBQ Jack ‘n’ Cheese Pizza

Mozzarella, BBQ jackfruit, peppers, red onions, sweetcorn and a BBQ drizzle.

FIND MY NEAREST

Chiquito’s Cassava Fries

Fancy jackfruit as a starter? Dig into fried Cassava with Pibil Jackfruit, Pice de Gallo salsa, Violife vegan cheese and spring onion.

FIND MY NEAREST

Giraffe’s Jackfruit Curry

Shredded and marinated to vegan-friendly perfection, Giraffe’s jackfruit curry is seasoned with spring onion, chilli and coriander, served alongside jasmine rice.

FIND MY NEAREST