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Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019 is Happening from 26th to 28th July!

We’re now halfway through durian season this year. We’ve covered tonnes of places that sell durians, whether be it served buffet-style or sent to you through their delivery services. Today, however, we’ve got big news for all durian aficionados out there whose love for the king of fruits run deeper than the ocean: the inaugural Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019 is taking place from 26 to 28 July 2019!

Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019

Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019
Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019

 

In exactly a week’s time, Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019, supported by Tourism Malaysia and Department of Agriculture, will see the largest gathering of professionals and aficionados of durian from Malaysia and abroad at Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country Resort for three days.

Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort
Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort

They currently expect thousands of visitors to throng the various trade/business exhibition booths that will feature anything and everything related to durian. In fact, the famed durian species, including Musang King from Pahang and Black Thorn from Penang, will be featured throughout the expo.

What’s In Store For Us Durian-Lovers?

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Between ordering small portions of durians to committing yourself to an all-out durian buffet with wide-ranging varieties, foodies will definitely be given many avenues to go home with a hot and heavy belly!

Interested in learning more about the other aspects of durian beyond how it tastes and feels in your mouth? At the expo, you’ll be able to discover information on the production of durians, as well as plan farm visits for an immersive learning experience!

Picture of Durians on Wooden Table
Picture of Durians on Wooden Table

Looking to do business in the durian industry? Well, at this expo, you’ll be able to mix business with pleasure as there’ll be opportunities to network with other industry players, too!

Best part of all, the entrance to the expo is completely and utterly free! Well, save for the part where you eat durians and listen to seminars, ‘cuz those you would have to pay money for.

A Multitude Of Other Key Events During The Expo To Not Miss!

1. Cooking Demo & Book-Signing by Zaleha Kadir Olpin

Cooking Demo & Book-Signing by Zaleha Kadir Olpin at Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019
A cooking Demo & Book-Signing by Zaleha Kadir Olpin

 

Cooking demo and book-signing by Master Chef UK alumni Zaleha Kadir Olpin on the 26th of July, from 4pm onwards! (She’s the one who got criticised for not having “crispy” rendang chicken skin by Master Chef UK’s judge lol)

2. Information Booth by Project Pteropus

Information Booth by Project Pteropus in Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019
An Information Booth by Project Pteropus

 

Information booth by Project Pteropus, which conducts ongoing research on fruit bats’ role in the pollination of durian flowers.

3. “The Business of Durian and Starting Your Durian Plantation”

A picture of Lim Chin Khee speaking behind a podium
A picture of Lim Chin Khee

“The Business of Durian and Starting Your Durian Plantation”, as will be shared by durian plantation consultant Lim Chin Khee.

4. “A Virtual Durian Tour in Penang” & “A Virtual Durian Tour in Pahang”

Picture of Lindsay Gasik holding up a book in front of a pile of durians
Picture of Lindsay Gasik

“A Virtual Durian Tour in Penang” and “A Virtual Durian Tour in Pahang” by durian writer and blogger Lindsay Gasik.

5. “Durian Grafting Method & Management”

Picture of Mohd Ali Hanafiah bin Mazlan
Picture of Mohd Ali Hanafiah bin Mazlan

“Durian Grafting Method & Management” by Mohd Ali Hanafiah bin Mazlan from Department of Agriculture.

6. Seminars in Mandarin conducted by Chong Lee Cho

Seminars in Mandarin conducted by Chong Lee Cho, co-author of “Durian Kingdom, a Guide to Penang’s King of Fruit”, Malaysian food and beverage author, as well as editor of “City Eye” magazine.

Your Thoughts?

Planning to go? Tag someone to ajak them to accompany you to it! Already went, future-readers? Tell us how it was down in the comments below! If you wanna get more information or register for the event, simply visit their internet sites as hyperlinked below.

Detailing Detailed Details:

📆 Duration of Expo: 25th June 2019
Expo Run Timing: 10am— 8pm
📱 Internet Sites: Website | Facebook
🚦 Location: Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country Resort

Previously Related: Eat As Much As You Can From This RM3/Durian Stall In Klang

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Also, Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019 is happening!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019 is happening!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019 is happening!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019 is happening!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019 is happening!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, Durian Expo Kuala Lumpur 2019 is happening!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Also, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

Similarly, all durian-lovers will enjoy the expo immensely!

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