CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (93*-54*-42) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices chayote, malanga, taro eddoes, dasheen (medium), yams (name) and yuca higher; calabaza, coconuts, ginger root and dasheen (large) lower. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $16-16.50. Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $12. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $21-22. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $21-22. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $23-24; lila mostly $30-31. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22; dasheen (large) mostly $54; (medium) mostly $24. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $43-44; 50-pound cartons white mostly $36-38. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $13-14. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 15, 2010 to Saturday, August 28, 2010


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