11 Jun '17, 5am

Durian fetches 9,000 dollars at charity auction #nhk_world_news

Durian fetches 9,000 dollars at charity auction One of Thailand's prized durians, also known as "the king of fruit", has fetched almost 9,000 dollars at a charity auction. Around 100 people gathered outside Bangkok on Saturday to bid on the durians, which gave off their distinctive odor. One of the creamy, pungent fruits usually fetches about 10 dollars at a market. The auction was organized to identify "the king of kings." 9 premium durians, produced locally and weighing between 2 and 5 kilos, were put on the auction block. A restaurant owner made the winning bid of around 8,800 dollars. He said he wanted it no matter how much he had to pay. He also said he plans to enjoy the world's number one smell for a few days before he shares the durian with colleagues. The producer of the winning fruit said the event made her want to get even better at growing durians. The organize...

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