Black ThornBlack Thorn Durian is presently the king of durians. This durian shop out on East Coast Road carries a wide variety of the king of fruits, even kampung durians at $8. For now, MSW, Black Thorn and Golden Phoenix durians are priced at $17 per kg and you can get Green Bamboo and Black Pearl durians at $12 per kg. It plans on bring in different varieties once they come into season so keep your eyes peeled.
Besides Musang King and D24, a relatively new breed of durian called Black Thorn is making waves for its signature creamy and sweet flesh. Unfortunately, when the trees eventually fruited they didn't look or taste d24 durian the same as his friend's fruits. He said that initially, the durian business was not lucrative, as the prices of durians were volatile and larger harvests meant that businesses were not able to cover costs.
Following a complaint, we received about a shop selling three durians, namely Black Thorn, Ochee and D200 for almost RM1,000, an enforcement team went to the premises to investigate whether there were elements of profiteering,” he said in a press conference here.
Happening daily until Sept 16, from noon to 10pm, the 2019 Genting Durian Festival offers some of the best durians from three local orchards - Durian Republic from Penang, Weng Fatt Orchard from Raub in Pahang, and Genting's own May Jie Gohtong Trading.
The fact that there are Pulau Ubin Durians might be of a surprise to you, but for Durian devotees and especially the one's who have lived through Singapore's Golden Age of Durians, Pulau Ubin Durians are a time portal to an era where the coming of the Durian season was as eagerly anticipated as the Malaysian Cup Finals.
The Musang King we had that evening was grade A, it was perfectly ripe which is evident by the wrinkles you see on the flesh. Musang King trees are different. Interestingly, while Leow has won numerous awards in Penang for his Black Thorn, he has never entered a durian competition anywhere else.
The origin of the name Musang King” dates back to the 80s, when a man named Tan Lai Fook from Raub, Pahang stumbled upon a durian tree in Gua Musang, Kelantan. There's no better time than now to come and indulge to satisfy your durian craving at Durian King TTDI for some of the best durians in town.
This is the first time he is participating in this competition and Penang people are very proud of him because it just proves that his Black Thorn is one of the top, premium grade durians in Malaysia right now,” says a jubilant Pow. The flesh is a pale yellow colour, not too sweet, dry and creamy with just a touch of bitterness.
The Black Thorn durian is roundish in shape and it looks like a sign of a star at the bottom of the fruit. Leow first discovered Black Thorn at a friend's farm and took cuttings from the tree. For a durian-tasting fit for a king, check out 99 Old Tree's unique SukaWa Durian Omakase for an experience unlike any other.
The heat waves of this year, however, proved to be a lesson on how capricious nature can be. In Penang, a blazing spring made trees flower profusely. In Penang, the variation was broader, with durians that were salmon orange and fluffy as whipping cream, deep gold and sticky as peanut butter, or pale white with an alcoholic rum punch.
And the export of these durians has become a booming business for Raub entrepreneurs, some of whom are now among Malaysia's wealthiest fruit farmers. The flesh of the Mao Shan Wang is a very characteristic deep buttery, flurorescent yellow colour and should have a very rich, sweet and sometimes bitter flavour.
If it is, you should only buy fruits from old trees, except that there's no real way to know. Hurix's Coffie Black Thorn Durian Coffee gives you the greatest sensations experience with the distinctive aroma, rich and smooth taste from the combination of coffee and Black Thorn Durian.