05 Jul '18, 10am

#Durian vendors slash prices as Malaysia's hot weather leads to surplus

#Durian vendors slash prices as Malaysia's hot weather leads to surplus

SINGAPORE - Durian prices have dropped dramatically due to an oversupply caused by hot weather in Malaysia , vendors in Singapore say. A mao shan wang durian - also known as musang king or civet cat king - is currently selling at $12 to $15 per kg, down from its usual price of between $28 and $35 per kg, according to seven durian vendors The Straits Times spoke to. A mao shan wang typically weighs 1.5kg. Other popular varieties such as red prawn, D13 and D24, which used to sell at an average of $15 each, are now going for just over a third of that price. These varieties usually weigh 1.5kg to 2kg each. Durian vendors attributed the oversupply to the hot weather in Malaysia. Mature durian trees require a certain amount of rainfall throughout the year in order to produce quality durian fruit. Mr Tan See Cheng, 48, owner of Deluxe (SG) Enterprise, which sells and supplies dur...

Full article: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/durian-vendors-sla...

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