CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (81-109*-53) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices taro eddoes higher; chayote, ginger root, malanga, dasheen and yams (white) lower; coconuts, calabaza, yams (yellow) and yuca 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, 40-pound cartons mostly $17-18. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $25-26. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $18-19; lila mostly $21-22; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $23-24. Dasheen (large) mostly $45-46; (medium) mostly $16-17. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $40-41; 50-pound cartons white mostly $16. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $16. Quality good. *revised.

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

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