CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (50*-43*-38) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices calabaza, ginger root, malanga (blanca) and yams (name) higher; coconuts, chayote (40 pounds), malanga (lila), taro eddoes and yuca lower; chayote (20 pounds) and dasheen generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $18. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $19-20. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $10-11, 40-pound cartons mostly $21. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $27-28. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $21-22; lila mostly $25; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22-23. Dasheen (large) mostly $49-50; (medium) mostly $17-18. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $35-36; 50-pound cartons white mostly $18. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $17. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, January 16, 2011 to Saturday, January 29, 2011


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