Pungent ‘J-Queen’ durians sell for $1,000 in Indonesia

A man poses with a J-Queen durian in Jakarta, Indonesia January 25, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. Picture taken January 25, 2019. INSTAGRAM / @PLAZAASIA.OFFICIAL/via REUTERS

JAKARTA (Reuters) – An Indonesian variety of the durian – a pungent, spiky fruit considered a delicacy across many parts of Asia — has been sold in a store on the island of Java for a hefty $1,000 per fruit. The “J-Queen” durian was selected by a panel of farmers in a region of central […]

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