Thailand growers have created a version of durian that lacks the pungent odour that makes the fruit famous. Photo: Shutterstock/File
Thailand growers have created a version of durian that lacks the pungent odour that makes the fruit famous. Photo: Shutterstock/File
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Thailand introduces new ‘non-stinky’ variety of polarising durian fruit

  • The ‘non-stinky’ Pak Chong-Khao Yai variety was showcased at a durian festival in Thailand last week, and was granted geographical indication status
  • Thailand is the world’s leading durian exporter – totalling about US$5 billion last year amid soaring demand in China

Thailand growers have created a version of durian that lacks the pungent odour that makes the fruit famous. Photo: Shutterstock/File
Thailand growers have created a version of durian that lacks the pungent odour that makes the fruit famous. Photo: Shutterstock/File
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