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  • DSTE Capital set to be largest producer of MD2 pineapples
    PADANG LEMBU, Kedah: More than 400 guests attended the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of DSTE Capital Limited’s first phase of MD2 pineapple planting. The first phase sees the planting of 100 acres of MD2 pineapple in DSTE owned farms in Padang Lembu, Kedah where … Read more
  • Miri Division can become pineapple producer: Uggah
    MIRI: Impressed with what he saw during his visit to the largest MD2 or ‘super sweet’ pineapple (Ananas comosus) plantation in Senadin here yesterday, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas is optimistic this division could become a pineapple producer in the near future. The 12.5-acre … Read more
  • Money in MD2 pineapples
    BESUT: People in Terengganu can earn some additional income by growing the new MD2 (ananas comosus) pineapple variety on a bigger scale, with help from the state government. Terengganu Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry, Plantations and Commodities Committee chairman Datuk Muhammad Pehimi Yusof said the state government … Read more
  • Sarawak Set To Be Pineapple Export Hub
    Sarawak farmers will no longer be facing problem to plant premium export quality MD2 pineapple soon as the government has resolved the seedling shortage issue. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas told the media here yesterday that industry players are now allowed to … Read more
  • Malaysian pineapples in demand in China
    PONTIAN (Johor) • Apart from the Musang King durian craze, Chinese consumers have also developed a taste for Malaysia's pineapples. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the Malaysian Pineapple Industry Board (MPIB) aimed to increase production by 20 per cent next year … Read more