Durian season gets off to thorny start

Prices of durians are higher now because of a lower supply due to rainy weather

Stalls like Durian Culture in Sims Avenue no longer let buyers eat on their premises, which may lead to a drop in the number of customers.
Stalls like Durian Culture in Sims Avenue no longer let buyers eat on their premises, which may lead to a drop in the number of customers.ST PHOTO: WONG AH YOKE

With the start of the durian season in Malaysia this month, fans of the fruit can indulge in their favourite Mao Shan Wang and D24 again.

But the bad news is they will have to fork out more this year - at least for now.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 07, 2020, with the headline 'Durian season gets off to thorny start'. Subscribe