Crowning the best of the King of Fruit. 

The inaugural World Durian Championship 2018: Malaysian Edition includes 5 categories: Best Musang King (D197), Best Blackthorn (D200), Best Tekka (D160), Best D24 and the Best Open Series Durian

Results of the competition will be announced around noon time and you can hunt down all the award winners at the Durian Farmers’ Market.


Ms. Julie Wong

Former editor of The Star and Flavors magazine as well as the author of an award-winning cookbook.

K.F. Seetoh

A prominent commentator, entrepreneur, photographer, TV Culinary host and a pubilsher 

Ms. Lindsay Gasik

Founder of and author of two durian books.


Mr. Hew Chen Choi

Founder of “AKU Semaian & Dusun Hew” and a well-respected figure in the durian industry

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Madam Shen

Madam Shen helped to open up  China market for Malaysia’s Durians. With more than 10 years experience in the Durian Industry under her belt, she shares information and educates the Chinese market on Malaysia’s Durians.


Chef Bob

Executive Chef of MAS Awana and is also the President of the Professional Culinaire Association (PCA) in Malaysia.