Plantations

About Plantations

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Plantations has created 365 blog entries.

Musang King Durian Investments Popular in China

Two years ago, an oversupply of Malaysian Musang King Durian Investments set mouths watering across the region. A kilogram of the highly prized Musang King Durian variety was going for about $17, nearly half the usual price, according to local reports. Hearing the news from afar, I could only enviously imagine gourmets gorging on the glut. The durian is the "king of fruits". Its first-time eaters who brave warnings about spiky Musang King Durian shells and overpowering odors are rewarded with the opulently luscious, custard-like flesh. For many of them, it is the start of a lifelong culinary addiction-but usually only [...]

China’s 2020 Fruit Imports Surpass $10 Billion – Durian Leading the Way

According to a report from the fruit branch of the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-Products, China’s customs statistics indicate that the value of fruit imports exceeded $10 billion for the first time in 2020, reaching a total value of $10.26 billion — an 8% increase over the previous year. In contrast, the total fruit import volume declined by 8%, reaching 6.302 million tons. The decrease in import volume was largely attributable to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global supply chains. The top nine fruits in order of import value [...]

Mango Investment Projects

Mango is one of the most favorite fruit worldwide and it is used for making various valuable products. Currently, only 3% of mangoes are processed into valuable product. So, we are going to give brief introduction to some of the potential opportunities in mangoes sector. The detail of which is discussed below: Mango Juice Mango juice is one of the most  popular mango investment products in Pakistan and recognized as the favorite fruit for every age fruit lovers. For the past several decades, mango juice is one of the most consumable juice which being consumed by the Pakistanis and all over [...]

February 2021 News Update

Welcome to our February 2021 Plantations International update. In this issue... We have some very exciting news! New Representative Office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam New Plantation Management Company in Malaysia Mango Plantation in Thailand on Schedule Clients Harvests Proceeds Can Now be Paid Directly into a Visa Debit Card New Tahitian Vanilla bean grow-house in Cambodia New Representative Office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam ~ Plantations International is very pleased to announce the opening of a representative office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The new representative office trades under the name of Royal Plantations Co. Limited and [...]

Chinese Consumers Prefer Musang King Durian From Malaysia

Most of the durian currently available in the Chinese market are either  from Malaysia or from Thailand. Durian do not stay fresh for very long. They generally stay fresh for around 10 days. Malaysian durian, however, are frozen with liquid nitrogen technology that preserves 97% of the flavor and product quality. Their shelf life is around 18 months, which is more than 50 times the shelf life of fresh durian from Thailand. The Malaysian durian are more suitable for long-distance transport and online sales, while Thai durian are sold by local fruit vendors. Surveys show that the majority of Chinese consumers [...]

Malaysia’s Exports to China Increasing in spite of Pandemic

I met Ambassador Raja Nushirwan Zainal Abidin at the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing, when he was preparing to attend an event promoting durian. The durian on display was a premium durian from Malaysia, Musang King, a fruit that's popular in China. "This star shows it's Musang King Durian, secondly it helps you to open the fruit up. So it tells Musang King Durian from other varieties of durians," said the ambassador. The event gathered importers, consumers and popular social media figures, or key opinion leaders as they're known. An event promoter said quite a lot of Musang King durians are sold [...]

European Association for Business and Commerce

January 29, 2021 - Plantations International Co. Limited in Bangkok, Thailand which is a part of the Plantations International group of companies, is very pleased to announce that it has been inducted into the European Association for Business and Commerce. The European Association for Business and Commerce (EABC), established in 2011, aims to be the unified voice of the European business community in Thailand. EABC's objectives are to advocate member interests, to support European business in Thailand and to promote Thailand as an attractive partner for European foreign investment and trade. EABC acts as the European chamber of commerce in Thailand, covering [...]