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The Jackfruit Company

Making jackfruit mainstream by providing consumers with this delicious, healthy, sustainably-sourced meat alternative that also improves farmer incomes.

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Annie Ryu

CEO & Founder at The Jackfruit Company

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters Boulder, Colorado, United States
The Jackfruit Company, with our new brand, jack & annie’s, has pioneered the leading global supply chains, brands, and R&D for jackfruit, the world’s meatiest plant. We are a leader in Frozen and Refrigerated Plant-Based Meats, with distribution at major retailers including Whole Foods, Sprouts, Kroger, Publix, and Safeway, and a rapidly expanding foodservice business. We are the largest single buyer of jackfruit in the world, partnering directly with thousands of farming families in India and contributing 10-40% of their annual income with our purchases. We aim to be the real food leader for plant-based meat, crafting delicious food that delivers on the benefits of plants.

Notable Achievements

  • The Jackfruit Company products can be found in more than 6,000 stores across the US.
  • Presently working with more than 1,000 farming families in India to source high-quality jackfruit. Farming partners earn 10-40% of their income by selling directly to The Jackfruit Company.

Currently Operating in Two Regions

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