CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (43-38-19) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices coconuts, calabaza, ginger root, malanga, dasheen, yams (yellow) and yuca higher; chayote lower; taro eddoes and yams (white) generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $21-22. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $20. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $9-10, 40-pound cartons mostly $20-21. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $29-30. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $22; lila mostly $27-28; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22-23. Dasheen (large) mostly $53-54; (medium) mostly $19-20. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $43; 50-pound cartons white mostly $18. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $17-18. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, January 23, 2011 to Saturday, February 5, 2011


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