CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (120-116*-78) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices ginger root, dasheen (medium) and yams (yellow) higher; chayote (20 pounds), malanga, taro eddoes and dasheen (large) lower; coconuts, calabaza, chayote (40 pounds), yams (white) and yuca generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $18-19. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $18. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $10, 40-pound cartons mostly $20-21. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $28-29. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $22-23; lila mostly $25; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22-23. Dasheen (large) mostly $48-49; (medium) mostly $18-19. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $44; 50-pound cartons white mostly $16. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $16-17. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 13, 2011 to Saturday, February 26, 2011

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