CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (63*-61*-80) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices coconuts, taro eddoes and yams (yellow) higher; chayote (40 pounds), ginger root, malanga (lila), dasheen (medium) and yuca lower; calabaza, chayote (20 pounds), malanga (blanca), dasheen (large) and yams (white) generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $19-20. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $18. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $9.50-10.50, 40-pound cartons mostly $17-18. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $26-27. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $22-23; lila mostly $24; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $23-24. Dasheen (large) mostly $48-49; (medium) mostly $17-18. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $44-45; 50-pound cartons white mostly $16. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $15-16. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 20, 2011 to Saturday, March 5, 2011

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