Malaysia concerned over ‘Thai Musang king’ label

The Musang king variety of durian is prized for its thick flesh, small seeds, and bittersweet flavour. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 3, 2023.

THE Malaysian government has raised concerns about other marketplaces exploiting the “Musang king” durian brand, The Star reports.

Deputy Agriculture and Food Security Minister Chan Foong Hin said buyers from Thailand were buying the fruit from Raub to sell to China under the label “Thai Musang king”.

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