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Filipino Researcher Combines Durian and Beer to Make Probiotic Drink


A food technologist from the Philippines has combined durian and alcohol to create a probiotic concoction that’s easily healthier than your usual beer.

Kriza Faye Calumba, who hails from Davao province — home to many of the country’s durian products — says that the probiotic alcohol is the product of her thesis at Louisiana State University, where she obtained her master’s degree on a Fulbright scholarship.