Jackfruit Declared as Official State Fruit of Kerala
After an official animal, bird, flower and fish, Kerala now has its official fruit. The government of Kerala officially declared the jackfruit as its official fruit. Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit known for its distinctive taste and aroma.
Kerala has been producing around 30 to 60 crore jackfruits every year.
As per the officials, the state can generate a revenue of around Rs 30,000 crore through value-added jackfruit products.
The state’s official animal- Elephant
Bird- The ‘great hornbill’
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