Love it or hate it, the durian definitely seems to be here to stay – especially as Chinese shoppers embrace its divisive taste, texture and smell. Photo: David Wong
Love it or hate it, the durian definitely seems to be here to stay – especially as Chinese shoppers embrace its divisive taste, texture and smell. Photo: David Wong

Why China loves durian, the smelly fruit popular in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia but banned in hotels and on public transport in many countries across Asia

Love it or hate it, the prickly, room-clearing ‘king of fruit’ isn’t going anywhere – Malaysia’s limited edition Cadbury Dairy Milk Durian is back by popular demand, and China imported US$1.7 billion of the fruit last year alone

Topic |   Food and agriculture
Love it or hate it, the durian definitely seems to be here to stay – especially as Chinese shoppers embrace its divisive taste, texture and smell. Photo: David Wong
Love it or hate it, the durian definitely seems to be here to stay – especially as Chinese shoppers embrace its divisive taste, texture and smell. Photo: David Wong
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