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In Brazil, world's largest tree-borne fruit is either danger or delight: Journey of the jackfruit in southern hemisphere
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In Brazil, world's largest tree-borne fruit is either danger or delight: Journey of the jackfruit in southern hemisphere

Jackfruit is abundant during the Southern Hemisphere’s summer, but many Brazilians are loath to eat it. Historically, it has been consumed more by the poor or enslaved; in barbecue-mad Brazil, the idea of fruit substituting for meat is viewed with suspicion.

Jackfruit seeds could substitute cocoa beans to make chocolate
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Jackfruit seeds could substitute cocoa beans to make chocolate

New research has found that the seeds of jackfruit — a large fruit found in many tropical countries — are a potentially low-cost substitute for cocoa beans, the primary ingredient of chocolate