Durian delivery services
Durian lovers rejoice: ‘tis the season for the king of fruits, and you may have already caught whiffs of it coming from your neighbourhood fruit stalls.
Since you can’t bring durians onto public transport or even hop onto a taxi to bring them home, satisfy your cravings and have the fruit delivered straight to your doorstep with these 7 reputable durian delivery services.
For more things you can order from home:
- Popular cafes with delivery services
- Online grocery stores with fresh produce
- Healthy food delivery services
- Restaurants with free islandwide delivery
1. 99 Old Trees Durian – pure ‘A’ grade D24 Pulp
Durian mousse from 99 Old Trees Durian
Image credit: @foodie_emilly
The harvest quality of durians ranges throughout the season, so you know you’re getting the good stuff when a seller only has durians in limited quantities.
99 Old Trees Durian only sells stock that passes their quality checks so you know that the D24, S17, Jin Feng and MSW you’re getting will hit the spot. Each 650G box starts from $28 and you can even get 1KG of durian pulp from $35 to make durian desserts like mousse and puffs at home.
Delivery: $4.90 delivery fee. Same-day delivery available for orders before 3PM.
2. Durian Kingdom Singapore – rare Black Pearl variant
Durian as far as the eye can see
Image credit: Durian Kingdom SG
Durian Kingdom Singapore is a humble home business that has a loyal following for their durians – just check out the reviews on their Facebook page. For prices of their available durians, drop them a message on FB Messenger and you’ll receive an automated price list.
Here, you can expect Red Prawn, D101, and MSW variants from $15/KG. Look out for their elusive Black Pearl variant – its slightly bitter and creamy flesh makes it an addictive choice.
Do note that there’s a minimum order of 6KG which roughly gives you 2 boxes of durians, which can be easily demolished by you and your family.
Delivery: $5 islandwide delivery, free for orders 10KG and above.
3. Jojo Durian – durian sets with coconut water
Image credit: Jojo Durian
Jojo Durian’s playful marketing visuals look like something out of a magazine. But their striking visuals aren’t just for show, because below the surface are quality durian sets perfect for a feast.
Choose from their Red Prawn, D24, MSW, or Wang Zhong Wang sets which come with 1 packet of freshly dehusked durian and 1 packet of coconut water to combat heatiness. It also comes with gloves and tissues if you don’t want to get your hands dirty. Each pack gives you about 800G-1KG of durian, which can be shared between 2 people.
You can purchase a set from $38.90 with a minimum of 2 sets per order.
Delivery: $15 islandwide delivery, free for orders above $120.
4. Melvin’s Durian – kaya durian & bundle deals
Image credit: Melvin’s Durian
For a wide range of durian varieties, Melvin’s Durian has MSW, Jin Feng, Black Pearl, Mini Ku Wang, D1, D13, and more from $11/KG. This is the place where you can get to try Kaya Durian – a bitter-sweet variety that is smooth and custard-like; similar to kaya!
They also have a fruit shop called The Fruit Cartel where you can order premium fruits like Japanese peaches, Kyoto grapes and Rainier cherries delivered to you.
Delivery: $12 islandwide delivery, free for orders above $80.
5. Ah Seng Durian – Golden Phoenix & XO for bitter durian lovers
Image credit: @ahsengdurian
Ah Seng Durian’s selections are pretty high in demand, so you have to reserve a delivery slot fast to avoid disappointment.
Their Facebook and IG pages are updated almost daily with the price list of durians that are in stock. Some common varieties they sell include MSW and D13 as well as more uncommon varieties like Golden Phoenix and XO from $25/box of 500G. You can also get pure MSW puree ($40/packet) and homemade lime and sour plum concentrate for drinks ($13/bottle) along with your order.
Delivery: $10 islandwide delivery, free for orders above $200.
6. Durian Papi – vacuum-sealed & frozen MSW
Image credit: @durianpapi.sg
Durian Papi specialises in MSW durians that come straight from their plantation in Pahang, Malaysia. What’s different about them is that they vacuum-seal and freeze their durians immediately after dehusking, keeping the fruit fresh for longer periods of time.
Because of this, their durians can be kept for up to 1 year unopened – perfect for when you want to indulge in durians off-season.
Each 400G box costs $45 and can be shared between 2-3 pax. For those who want to have an MSW stash in their freezer, you’ll be glad to know that with each order of 6 boxes, you’ll get an extra box for free.
Delivery: Free for orders with a minimum of 2 boxes
Order durians from home
When durian season rolls around, nothing beats going to a durian store and huddling over a freshly opened durian to taste its treasures within. But for now, staying home and having the king of fruits delivered to you feels like the royal treatment too.
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