Durians — if you can’t get enough of the King of Fruits, then you’re on the right page. You probably already know that it’s durian season again (it usually rolls in around June and ends in September), so to help you make the correct purchase, we’ve decided to come up with this guide to the different durian types that are available in Singapore, so you know exactly what you’re dealing with when you’re feasting on the kings of fruits.
Durians are generally divided into two main categories – bitter or sweet. Though there are breeds that are both bitter and sweet, most people would prefer one predominant taste. If you’re not super into the thorny king of fruits, you’re probably only familiar with two breeds: Mao Shan Wang and D24. But believe it or not, there are actually hundreds of durian types in the world, mostly grown in Malaysia and Thailand. Scroll down to find out more!