Durian—Durio zibethinus

Saichol Ketsa



Durian is a famous and popular native fruit of Southeast Asia, known as the King of Fruit. It is considered exceedingly delicious. Durian is a climacteric fruit that undergoes rapid postharvest changes resulting in a short shelf life at ambient temperature. These changes are essential for a good quality for consumption. The fruit is usually consumed fresh, but it can be processed into different products. Nowadays both fresh and processed durians have become popular in both local and export market, possibly because new ways of eating the fruit have been so well received. In addition, a huge amount of inedible husk left has created biomass that can be developed into many innovative products.


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