CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (63*-62*-54) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading very slow. Prices yams higher; calabaza, chayote, coconuts, ginger root, malanga (lila), taro eddoes, dasheen (medium) and yuca lower; malanga (blanca) and dasheen (large) generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $19-20. Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $15-16. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $26. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $30-31. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $22-23; lila mostly $20-21. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $26-27; dasheen (large) mostly $52-53; (medium) mostly $26-27. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $42; 50-pound cartons white mostly $20-21. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $12-13. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, July 4, 2010 to Saturday, July 17, 2010


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