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Shortage of pork in Thailand and the crisis of vegetable and durian in Malaysia

Published Jan 28, 2022

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Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia - Neighboring Indonesia is experiencing a food crisis. Apart from Thailand, which is experiencing a shortage of pork, this time Malaysia has complained about the crisis of vegetables and durians. This crisis itself occurred after several fruit and vegetable crops in the neighboring country were destroyed by heavy floods a few weeks ago. The crisis situation is also increasing due to rising demand ahead of the Lunar New Year. "The floodwaters are this high (pointing to his chest), I have several suppliers asking for (durian) but none are available for sale," said durian farmer from Segamat, Mad Zin Abdullah, to Channel News Asia, Thursday (27/1/2022). ). He added that although the flood had receded, farmers still needed a long time to make plantation land conducive again for planting new durian seedlings. “There is no balance between moisture in the soil and the right temperature. We will have to wait to see if there will be more durians in a few months,” he ...
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