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I AM getting a bit worried about the fate of the King of Fruits in Malaysia. Imagine, if only a fraction of the 1.3 billion people in China decide that they prefer durians over mandarin oranges, will there be any left over for us back home?
KUALA LUMPUR: FGV Holdings Bhd is teaming up with PLS Plantation Bhd to look into the planting of cash crops, primarily durians, in unplanted areas not suitable for oil palm.
Ekovest Bhd’s announcement that it is willing to plough up to RM213.5mil into PLS Plantations Bhd shows just how much it is banking on the durian business.
While there are many Malaysians who profess a love of durians, few are passionate enough about the so-called “King of Fruits” to make it the foundation of an export-oriented business since the fruit isn’t exactly well-known outside of South-East Asia.
WE love durians. In 2014, we consumed 349,000 tonnes, an average of 11.2 kg per man, woman and child.
SERDANG: The Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Ministry expects durians from Malaysia to be exported directly to China between one and two years from now.
Imagine if a regulatory body decided to limit the number of durians purchased by each individual in order to lower the price of durians so that everyone would have the chance to taste the King of Fruits. What would happen?
NOT many crops can rival the kind of glamour and interest that is generated by large-scale commercially grown durians.
PETALING JAYA: Private equity firm Navis Capital Partners has acquired Malaysian durian exporter, Hernan Corp, according to a media statement.
ONE man’s meat is another man’s poison – the proverb holds true for people’s responses to durian. You either loathe the pulpy-creamy, sweet and stinky fruit or love it so much you strike gold by exporting it.