CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (149*-74*-69) — Imports from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices calabaza, ginger root, malanga (lila), taro eddoes, dasheen and yams (name) higher; coconuts, chayote, malanga (blanca) and yuca lower. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $18. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $22. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $8, 40-pound cartons mostly $14-15. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $27-28. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $17-18; lila mostly $22-23; taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $26. Dasheen (large) mostly $50-51; (medium) mostly $19-20. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $43-44; 50-pound cartons white mostly $16-17. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $15-16. Quality good. *revised.

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


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