Malaysian ‘designer durians’ carve out niche in China

Business Jun 21, 2021

Malaysian ‘designer durians’ carve out niche in China

by Selina Xu

Malaysian durians have topped fruit and vegetable presales at a big Chinese retail festival, showing the pulling power of the pungent delicacy. The top-selling variety at JD.com’s 618 festival — China’s second-largest shopping event after Alibaba’s Singles’ Day — was the Sultan durian from Pahang ...