CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (60*-35*-30) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices chayote, taro eddoes, dasheen (large) and yams (white) higher; ginger root, malanga, dasheen (medium) and yuca lower; coconuts, calabaza and yams (yellow) generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $18-19. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $16-17. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $10-11, 40-pound cartons mostly $22-23. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $24-25. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $20; lila mostly $27-28; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $24-25. Dasheen (large) mostly $49-50; (medium) mostly $17-18. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $31-32; 50-pound cartons white mostly $16-17. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $17-18. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, January 9, 2011 to Saturday, January 22, 2011


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