In a bid to address food waste in Singapore, local scientists have developed an essential medical use for discarded durian husks.
More sustainable durian: Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists developed a process that turns husks from the popular Southeast Asian fruit into antibacterial gel bandages, Reuters reported.
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The controversial Southeast Asian “King of Fruits” is back and more expensive than ever.
Cedrick Tan, the Singaporean student behind the “MelonBoy,” is back at his fruit-to-console transformation game.
This time, the 24-year-old set his crafty eyes and hands on the durian — arguably the last thing some people would want to touch and smell for some “Super Mario Bros. 3.”
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.
A package of durian fruit caused a commotion at a post office in Germany, resulting in the evacuation and hospitalization of six people.
A total of twelve German postal workers received medical treatment due to nausea reportedly caused by the fruit’s pungent smell on Saturday, according to CNN.
A newly created Facebook page of a Thai fruit store has already received a couple of thousands of followers after it featured photos of ripped men with durian.
Bsamfruit Durian Delivery, which created its Facebook page on April 11, attracted more than 2,500 followers in just 13 days thanks to topless, hunky men holding and preparing durians, according to Mothership.
A man from Thailand died last month after mixing durian and wine together despite warnings from his friends.
The man’s body was found at a bus stop on August 14 at around 6:30 a.m. near Pattaya, Thailand with a bottle of alcohol and the fruit, according to The Star. Authorities estimated that he had been dead for five hours.
We just found the King of Fruit AirPod Cases.
Check out Kawaii Nation’s latest Durian AirPod case, a fitted container for Apple’s AirPods and AirPods 2.
The durian, dubbed as Southeast Asia’s “king of fruits,” is raking in some serious cash for one Malaysian fruit farmer.
Chin Ken Soon reportedly earns $1.91 million a month just by selling a variety of fruits, such as durian, starfruit, mangosteen, watermelon, and papaya to different parts of the world.
The state of Melaka in Malaysia unveiled its own breed of durian that has a thicker flesh compared to the ones found in Pahang, Penang, Perak and Johor.
The new breed of durian is called Lima Jari (five fingers), and it has been turned into signature produce by the Melaka government through the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), according to New Straits Times.
You can now get drunk on durian. Literally.
As it turns out, Durian Whisky is now a thing in Singapore, and it’s all the rage among those both drawn to the “King of Fruits” and good old alcohol.
A single durian fetched a whopping 1.5 million baht ($48,000) at an auction in central Thailand on June 1.
The fruit, a Kanyao variety, attracted bids from wealthy attendees at the King of Durian festival in Nonthaburi, which saw models parade it with eight other durians on red and gold velvet pillows.