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January 10, 2019

As the West jeers, durian mania rises in Asia

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It’s difficult to overstate how silly the Western dislike for durian looks from East and Southeast Asia. Across Asia, durian is actually selling like never before. Long a coveted fruit, the durian has, in recent years, become the focus of a full-on food craze. Produced by: Patrick Winn. Image credit: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters.

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It’s surprising to note that this article only talks about the look and smell of the Durian fruit but nothing about the nutritional values of the food.
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