In my research on jackfruit chips I discovered a whole community devoted to chips and snack foods at taquitos.net, who's mantra, "Serious about Snacks," I find truly compelling.
Canned Jackfruit in sweet syrup can be found at major Asian grocery stores. In the Boston area, I get them at the Super 88 market.
Facts about Jackfruit:
- It is the largest tree borne fruit in the world, weighing up to 80 lbs.
- It is believed to be indigenous to the Malay Penisula and India.
- It is related to the mulberry, fig, and breadfruit families
- Some say that it is the basis for the flavor of Juicy Fruit chewing gum.