CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (29-26*-21) — Imports from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices calabaza, chayote (20 pounds) and malanga (blanca) higher; chayote (40 pounds), malanga (lila), dasheen (medium), yams (yellow) and yuca lower; ginger root, taro eddoes, dasheen (large) and yams (white) generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $10-11. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7; 40-pound cartons mostly $10-11. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $20. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca large mostly $20; lila mostly $25-26. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $31-32. Dasheen (large) mostly $52-53; (medium) mostly $17-18. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $68; 50-pound cartons white mostly $27-28. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $19. Quality good. *revised.
CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (4-2-3) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $32. Quality good.