CARIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (66*-64*-64) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices ginger root higher; calabaza, chayote, coconuts, malanga (blanca), dasheen (medium), yams (white) and yuca lower; malanga (lila), taro eddoes, dasheen (large) and yams (yellow) generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $12-13. Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $11-12. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $21. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $26-27. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $22-23; lila mostly $32. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $23-24; dasheen (large) mostly $56-57; (medium) mostly $22. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $48; 50-pound cartons white mostly $29-30. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $12. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, September 5, 2010 to Saturday, September 18, 2010


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