What is Jackfruit? The Jackfuit is an ugly looking green coloured fruit that is native to South and South East Asia. It is rich in energy and contains lots of goodness such as minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber. It is also free from saturated fats or cholesterol which is an added bonus. What does it taste like? A tropical fruit, pineapple or mango. It can even be made in to a Jackfruit Curry!