Promoters at the Malaysia Durian Festival in Nanning, the Guangxi Zhuang region. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia bets big on durian as China goes bananas for world's smelliest fruit

  • The Malaysian government is encouraging large-scale farming of durian, counting on a 50 per cent jump in exports by 2030
  • Even property tycoons and companies in palm oil, Malaysia’s biggest agricultural export, are making forays into the business
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Promoters at the Malaysia Durian Festival in Nanning, the Guangxi Zhuang region. Photo: Reuters
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