Wednesday, July 28, 2021

durian season

Durians on sale in Mukah

MUKAH: The king of fruit, durian, is back in the market here for a few days now. New Sarawak Tribune discovered that the supply of the fruits was still limited and the prices were also still quite high. The number of...

Pandemic fails to dampen love for durians

KUCHING: Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, demand for durians is still strong. Mustafar Ibrahim, 70, who sells the king of fruits by the roadside at Semerah Padi, said, “It is a blessing for me that    many people still buy durians during...

Money, distance not a problem for durian lovers

MONEY and distance are no problems for hardcore fans of the “King of Fruits”. Just ask Kamri Mohammad, owner of the House of Durian Kuching, a durian shop, at Semariang in Kuching. “It is common for hardcore durian lovers to spend...

Oversupply of durians due to total lockdown

GEORGE TOWN: Between June and August each year, durian orchard owners in Balik Pulau near here would normally rake in huge profits thanks to the fans of the king of fruits who would travel far and wide to get...

Durian flowers bloom despite pandemic

KUCHING: The season of the king of fruits or better known as durian is approaching with its flowers blooming in the local orchards and many have started to flood the markets for sale. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, this durian flowering...

Price doesn’t matter for true durian lovers

KUCHING: Although the prices of durians are still high this early in the season, true lovers of the king of fruits are not reluctant to part with their cash in order to get their fix. Take Mariam Amit, for example....

The king of fruits is back

BY JAY WATSON KOTA SAMARAHAN: The king of fruits is in season again! According to a durian seller Zamberi Chupek, despite a high price tag, durian is currently in high demand. In fact, he said in two to six hours, more than...

Durian lovers to observe social distancing

GEORGE TOWN:  One durian seller in Penang has gone extra mile to ensure his customers can purchase the king of fruits while maintaining social distance amid Covid-19. He set up seven wooden partitions to enable his customers to carefully choose...

No changes too thorny for the King of Fruits

Traders move to Shopee to reach consumers KUCHING: With Malaysia experiencing high rainfalls and farms lacking manpower support due to the conditional movement control order (CMCO), the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) expects a lower-than-normal yield at below 300,000 metric...
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Durians on sale in Mukah

MUKAH: The king of fruit, durian, is back in the market here for a few days now. New Sarawak Tribune...
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