CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (62*-81*-91) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices calabaza, chayote (40 pounds), yams (white) and yuca higher; coconuts, ginger root, malanga, taro eddoes, dasheen (large) and yams (yellow) lower; chayote (20 pounds) and dasheen (medium) generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $18-19. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $20. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $9.50-10.50, 40-pound cartons mostly $18. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $26. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $20-21; lila mostly $22-23; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $23. Dasheen (large) mostly $47-48; (medium) mostly $17-18. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $40-41; 50-pound cartons white mostly $16-17. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $16. Quality good. *revised.

Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 27, 2011 to Saturday, March 12, 2011


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