CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (64*-56*-43) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices malanga (lila) and yams (white) higher; chayote, ginger root, malanga (blanca), taro eddoes, yams (yellow) and yuca lower; calabaza, coconuts and dasheen generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $18. Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $12-12.50. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $25-26. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $26-27. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $21-22; lila mostly $22-23. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $20-21; dasheen large mostly $52-53; medium mostly $25-26. Yams (names) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $40-41; 50-pound cartons white mostly $25-26. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $11.50. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, July 18, 2010 to Saturday, July 31, 2010

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