20 Apr '18, 12pm

Chinese buy 80,000 'vomit-smelling' Thai durian in 60 seconds

Chinese buy 80,000 'vomit-smelling' Thai durian in 60 seconds

By Alix Culbertson, News Reporter Lovers of the world's smelliest fruit purchased 80,000 "vomit smelling" durian in 60 seconds after a promotion went online. Chinese consumers bought 200,000kg (440,925lb) of the thorny custard-like fruit in just one minute after e-commerce giant Alibaba put them up for sale on Thursday. Durian are regarded by many in southeast Asia as the "king of fruits", with prices for one three-kilo fruit often reaching nearly £40. However, they have a pungent odour, often compared to rotten onions or vomit, which can linger for days. They are banned in most shopping malls, hotels and on public transport across southeast Asia, with supermarkets enveloped in the smell during durian season. Image: A minute after the promotional durian were put online, Chinese consumers had bought 80,000. Pic: Tmall Thailand is the biggest grower of durian, with the lates...

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