Jackfruit trees are native to Southeast and South Asia and jackfruits are the largest tree-borne fruits in the world. They have a high nutritional profile and are rich in protein, potassium, calcium, and iron. Unripe jackfruits have a meaty flavor, are fibrous and used in making curries etc. The ripe jackfruits are eaten raw or used to make desserts. The seeds are also used to prepare a variety of dishes from savory to sweet.