February 9, 2023

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Pearl Durian Review from Johor Malaysia

Pearl Durian is not a new type of durian but it is not popular as Musang King, Red Prawn, XO or D24. Pearl Durian comes from Johor and they are more popular with Singaporeans as it is just across the border. We came across this durian type recently when we went to a durian ‘makan’ session at Sinnaco Durian Specialist in SS 19 (Durian Street). There, we found many new unheard of durian types (for us) and we tasted quite a few durians including the ‘Golden Phoenix’ durian.

Pearl Durian is rare in Kuala Lumpur as most of them are exported to Singapore (since they are willing to pay for it and the high Singapore dollar currency exchange). To find Pearl Durian in Klang Valley, you must find bigger durian stalls like Sinnaco Durian Specialist in SS 19. They are located at

Pearl Durian from Johor Malaysia

The owner of Sinnaco Durian Specialist John called Pearl Durian an ugly duckling. The shape of the durian is ugly but the taste is top of its class.

When you open the Pearl Durian, you can easily spot the light colour durian flesh similar to ‘pearl’ colour.

The flesh is soft in texture and the seed is small. When you hold the durian flesh, you can tell how soft and creamy it is. The taste is of Pearl Durian is immense with sweet and bitter taste. It is very enjoyable and this gives a direct competition to Musang King in our opinion.

Pearl Durian from Johor Malaysia

Since this is rare, the price of the Pearl Durian is more expensive than Musang King. Thus, this makes this a sought after durian like Black Thorn Durian.

Pearl Durian from Johor Malaysia

There are Black Pearl and Pearl durian types and the difference is Pearl Durian is more bitter than Black Pearl Durian. Thus, if you think Black Pearl is awesome wait till you taste Pearl Durian!

If you never tasted Pearl Durian before, we do encourage you to do so. The place to find it is at Sinnaco Durian Specialist SS19. Please call them in advance to know the stock availability for Pearl Durian or check out their Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/SinnacoDurianSpecialist/  We heard they do bring in Black Thorn Durian from time to time so please give them a call or check on their Facebook Page.

The beauty of Sinnaco Durian Specialist is they are wholesaler so they carry many varieties of durians. Many durian stalls in Klang Valley get their stock from them and they also supply to popular supermarkets around Malaysia.

Drop by at their shop at No 60, Jalan 19/3, Seksyen 19 and we recommend you to call them first or check out their availability on their Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/SinnacoDurianSpecialist/


Sinnaco Durian Specialist Address:

No, 60, Jalan 19/3, Seksyen 19, 46300 Selangor, Malaysia

Phone: +60 3-7960 2600


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