SOURCE: Ida Lim, Malay Mail Coconut was what Malaysians ate the most in terms of weight in 2020 out of 14 fruits included in an official study, with the second being durians. In the Department of Statistics Malaysia’s (DOSM) report released today, the per capita consumption or the yearly individualContinue Reading

SOURCE: Selina Xu, Bloomberg Malaysian durians have topped fruit and vegetable presales at a big Chinese retail festival, showing the pulling power of the pungent delicacy. The top-selling variety at’s 618 festival — China’s second-largest shopping event after Alibaba’s Singles’ Day — was the Sultan durian from Pahang state,Continue Reading

SOURCE: Avila Geraldine, New Straits Times A team of University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) researchers has taken the initiative to teach Tamparuli villagers how to transform overripe pineapples into vinegar products through technology intervention. The team consisting food technologists and scientists from various disciplines, had last month, gone to Kampung RungusContinue Reading

SOURCE: Ebrahim Harris, Reuters Malaysian researchers have developed a method to transform the fibre found in normally discarded pineapple leaves to make a strong material that can be used to build the frames for unmanned aircraft, or drones. The project, headed by Professor Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan at Malaysia’s PutraContinue Reading