CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (86*-77*-22) — 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, coconuts, malanga (blanca), taro eddoes, dasheen (medium) and yams (yellow) higher; ginger root, malanga (lila) and yams (white) lower; dasheen (large) and yucca generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $20-21. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7.50-8.50; 40-pound cartons mostly $17-18. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $22-23. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $35-36. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $24-25; lila mostly $23-24. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $29; dasheen (large) mostly $53-54; (medium) mostly $21-22. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $41-42; 50-pound cartons white mostly $16. Yucca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $12. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, June 6, 2010 to Saturday, June 19, 2010

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