China has become Malaysia’s new international market for the premium pineapple variety, MD2, following the durian’s success in penetrating the country last May.   Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Deputy Minister Sim Tze Tzin said with this new market, the ministry is confident of achieving RM350 million in total pineapple exportsContinue Reading

In Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, in 2017, there were around 6,000 hectares of dragon fruit plants, concentrating in Cho Gao District. Since 2018 to now, although the price of dragon fruits has continuously marched down and investment cost is extremely high which is around VND250-VND350 million per hectare,Continue Reading

Government officials are holding discussions with China on exporting Malaysia’s honey jackfruit and swiftlet nests following the successful export of frozen whole musang king durians and MD2 pineapples to that country.   Agriculture minister Salahuddin Ayub said procedures and protocols were being prepared by the ministry for the export ofContinue Reading