CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (63*-65*-35) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices chayote, ginger root, malanga, taro eddoes, dasheen (large) and yams (white) higher; calabaza and dasheen (medium) lower; coconuts, yams (yellow) and yuca generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $13. Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $12-13. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $21-22. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $24. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $23; lila mostly $32. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $23-24; dasheen (large) mostly $56-57; (medium) mostly $22-23. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $48; 50-pound cartons white mostly $39-40. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $12-12.50. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 29, 2010 to Saturday, September 11, 2010

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