Durian/Technology

Durian could make super-fast electric chargers – University of Sydney, Australia

Durian Husk was a Waste? The husk of durians often thrown away as waste can be recycled into energy storage devices to rapidly charge electric vehicles and gadgets. Professors at University of Sydney Vincent Gomes and his colleagues made use of discarded husks from durians and jackfruits to make superlight, hollow materials called aerogels. The aerogels make efficient component parts…

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Durian Farmers are in Trouble

In the state of Pahang, Malaysia, theRoyal Pahang Durian Group(RPDG) claims that farmers in Raub, Pahang, are encroaching on state land. Despite using the orchards for decades, the state and the organisation claim that they do not have rights over the lands as lands were never legally bought for the use for growing durian. This comes as the demand for…

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Is the 2020 December Durian Season here?

Singapore & Malaysia 2020 December Durian Season As of 5th December 2020, December Durian Season 2020 is late due to heavy rain in areas of Malaysia including Pahang, Johor and Raub. We are trying to ensure the quality of the durians are up to standards before purchasing and providing them to our customers. Uncertainty of Durian Season, El Nina, Climate…

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Singapore’s 55th National Day

Happy 55th National Day Singapore!🇸🇬💕This also goes out to all our friends and family!☺️👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Wishing Singapore continuous harmony, progress and prosperity as a nation! On this special occasion, enjoy durians from Parkway Durian as you gather with your friends and family!☺️👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Did you manage to catch the mobile columns in the heartlands? The crowd here was simply amazing! 👋🇸🇬💕  2020 has…

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端午节 Dragon Boat Festival

端午节快乐!Happy Dragon Boat Festival!🐉🐲🛶⾈ 吃粽子咯! 端午节源自天象崇拜,由上古时代祭龙演变而来。因相传,屈原倡导举贤授能,富国强兵,力主联齐抗秦,遭到贵族子兰等人的强烈反对,屈原遭谗去职,被赶出都城,流放到沅。屈原眼看自己的祖国被侵略投江自尽。当地百姓闻讯马上划船捞救。为了寄托哀思,人们荡舟江河之上,此后才逐渐发展成为龙舟竞赛。百姓们又怕江河里的鱼吃掉他的身体,就纷纷回家拿来米团投入江中,以免鱼虾糟蹋屈原的尸体,后来就成了吃粽子的习俗。 The Dragon Boat Festival originated from the celestial worship and evolved from the dragon sacrifice in ancient times. According to legend, Qu Yuan a strong advocate for virtue, strong soldiers, and strong alliance against Qi Qin, but strongly opposed by the noble Zilan and others. Qu Yuan was slandered and removed from the capital…

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Happy Father’s Day 2020

It’s an especially important occasion for us, our family and friends. It could be that you are buying durians for your father or as a father you are buying durians for yourself. Nonetheless, you deserve to treat yourself well on this special occasion. It’s not easy being a dad! Face it, all dads have to answer to their kids demands,…

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What is Durian and Why Does it Stink / Smells?

Is durian stinky? It’s subjective and it depends on the type of durian that you are consuming. Background The durian is a popular fruit in Southeast Asia region and has the reputation of ‘King of Fruits’. The fruit is distinct for its large size, thorn-covered rind and strong, distinct smell. There are over 100 named varieties grown in Malaysia, 100…

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Nutritious Value of Durian

Durian, also known as the “King of Fruits”, is distinguished by its strong odour, yellow flesh, and green thorn-covered husk. Many people sort for Durian for its unique taste. Beneath its hard and thorn-covered husk contains durian flesh that is rich in vitamins, carbohydrate and minerals. Durian is an excellent source of vitamin B, including niacin, riboflavin, B5, B6, and…