CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (56-69*-16) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices calabaza, ginger root, malanga, taro eddoes, dasheen (large), yams (white) and yuca higher; chayote, coconuts, dasheen (medium) and yams (yellow). Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $18-19. Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $9-9.50. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $23-24. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $28. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $23-24; lila mostly $24. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22; dasheen (large) mostly $55-56; (medium) mostly $24. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $40; 50-pound cartons white mostly $28- $29. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $12.50. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, July 25, 2010 to Saturday, August 7, 2010


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