CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (55*-62*-23) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices gomger root, malanga (lila) and yams (yellow) higher; calabaza, malanga (blanca), yams (white) and yuca lower; chayote, coconuts, taro eddoes and dasheen generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $14-15. Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $12. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $21-22. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $22. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $21-22; lila mostly $31-32. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22; dasheen (large) mostly $54; (medium) mostly $24. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $48; 50-pound cartons white mostly $34-35. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $12-12.50. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 22, 2010 to Saturday, September 4, 2010


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