Native Forest Organic Young Jackfruit are grown in lush organic orchards on the beautiful island country of Sri Lanka. Big and prickly on the outside, young jackfruit's fleshy interior has a mild flavor and meaty texture. Native Forest Organic Young Jackfruit is an excellent vegan, soy and gluten free alternative to meat in numerous recipes. As it cooks, young jackfruit begins to flake or shred into the ideal texture for vegan pulled pork and vegan chicken recipes. It has a very mild flavor, making young jackfruit an excellent base to carry many different sauces and seasonings.