Durian Harvests News

Musang King Durian Flavor Ice Cream is a Big Hit in India!

Musang King Durian Flavor Ice Cream is a Big Hit in India!

We all like ice creams!! Isn’t it!! Ice creams come in different flavors - for example, strawberry ice cream, mango ice cream etc. Ice creams have always been in demand all over the world. And now Durian fruit ice cream is gaining popularity. In view of the same, the...

Musang King Durian Driving up Prices in China

Musang King Durian Driving up Prices in China

The durian is so pungent that you can't bring it on planes, public transport or into hotels across Southeast Asia – but Malaysia believes it has struck spiky, stinky gold with the Chinese market, encouraging agricultural and digital development as the fruit goes “from...

Lay’s Introduces Durian Potato Chips in China

Lay’s Introduces Durian Potato Chips in China

China's Durian fascination continues to permeate in China, with food brand Lay’s most recently joining the fray with their Durian-flavored potato chips. The snack food company introduced the limited edition item last month with the name “Little Durian Monster...

Malaysian Musang King Durian in China

Malaysian Musang King Durian in China

The market in China for Malaysian durian is now worth over USD 50 million according to the Malaysian consul general for Shanghai. This figure,during an event in Shanghai last month, is apparently an estimate rather than an official trade statistic. Nevertheless, even...

Durian Prices Surge as Demand Increases in China

Durian Prices Surge as Demand Increases in China

Known as the "king of fruits", Durian is something of luxury product in China. As such, the price of durian reflects its status—high. Hence, many durian lovers’ cravings go unsatisfied. Entering June, durian has reached its peak season. A month ago, the retail price...

The Sweet Future of the Musang King Durian

The Sweet Future of the Musang King Durian

EATING a Musang King durian is a luxury these days with the high price it fetches due to the strong demand from tourists willing to pay top dollar to savour it. But what can be described as a loss for local durian lovers points to a major gain for those who produce...

Big market for Durians in China – Consul General

Big market for Durians in China – Consul General

KOTA KINABALU: There is huge potential for durian farming in Malaysia given the high demand for the King of Fruits in China. Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Kota Kinabalu, Liang Caide said the supply of durians was insufficient to meet the demand...

Thai Express Founder Invests into Durian Startup

Thai Express Founder Invests into Durian Startup

Ivan Lee, founder of the Thai Express group of restaurants, and Raging Bull, a technology-focused investment company, have infused S$1 million (US$730,000) into Singapore-based FMCG IP startup Golden Moments. The seed funding will help the startup to accelerate its...

Durians can be a major commodity export for Malaysia, says Dr.M

Durians can be a major commodity export for Malaysia, says Dr.M

Durians could potentially become a major commodity export for Malaysia if developed systematically and on a large scale like rubber and oil palm. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia had successfully developed rubber, originally brought in from South...

Malaysia – Tapping on China’s Big Demand for our Durians

Malaysia – Tapping on China’s Big Demand for our Durians

Sarawak is inviting investors from mainland China to venture into large-scale planting of pineapple and durian, which are of great demand in their country. State Modernisation of Agriculture,Native Land and Regional Development Ministry permanent secretary Datuk Ik...

Kingly Treat to Conquer Tastebuds

Kingly Treat to Conquer Tastebuds

A Divine alliance between the King of Fruits, bananas and chocolate reigns surpreme at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa in Penang. Tastebuds are bound to submit to the all-new Durian Banana Mousse Cake, a unique creation with luscious layers of indulgence....

Macau’s Master Chefs add Durian to their Hot Summer Menus

Macau’s Master Chefs add Durian to their Hot Summer Menus

When you think of food in Macau, the chances are you will conjure up images of local Macanese delights, such as egg tarts and pork chop buns, or conventional luxury hotel offerings for the wealthy gambler – abalone, anyone? So it might surprise some people to discover...

Chinese Hot on Durian Themed Tourism

Chinese Hot on Durian Themed Tourism

Chinese travel agents are serving up durian tours to lure more Chinese tourists during the durian fruiting season of the king of fruits in Malaysia.