CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (65*-55*-23) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices calabaza, chayote, dasheen higher; coconut, malanga blanca, eddoes lower, others generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $14. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7; 40-pound cartons $12. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s $17-18. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $37-38. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $24-24.50; lila mostly $21.50-22.50. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $27-29; dasheen (large) mostly $52-53; (medium) mostly $20-21. Yams (name) 50-pound cartons white mostly $16-17. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $12-13. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, May 23, 2010 to Saturday, June 5, 2010

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