CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (87*-50*-34) — 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 (40 pounds), coconuts, ginger root, taro eddoes, yams and yuca higher; malanga lower; chayote (20 pounds) and dasheen generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $22-23. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7.50-8.50; 40-pound cartons mostly $18. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $26. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $36. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $24; lila mostly $22-23. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $30; dasheen (large) mostly $53-54; (medium) mostly $21-22. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $42-43; 50-pound cartons white mostly $17. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $14. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, June 13, 2010 to Saturday, June 26, 2010


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