CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (42-63*-42) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices coconuts, chayote (20-pounds) and malanga higher; calabaza, chayote (40 pounds), ginger root, dasheen and yuca lower, taro eddoes and yams (name) generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $18-19. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $18. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $10-11, 40-pound cartons mostly $20-21. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $28. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $24; lila mostly $26; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $23-24. Dasheen (large) mostly $50-51; (medium) mostly $16. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $43-44; 50-pound cartons white mostly $16. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $16-17. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 6, 2011 to Saturday, February 19, 2011


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