CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (36*-36*-26) — Imports from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. Prices calabaza and ginger root higher; chayote, malanga, taro eddoes and yams (name) lower; dasheen and yuca generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $10. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7.50, 40-pound cartons mostly $11-12. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $42. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca (large) mostly $38, lila (large) mostly $49-50. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22-23, dasheen 40-pound cartons (large) mostly $54-55, 50-pound sacks (medium) mostly $17-18. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $39, 50-pound cartons white mostly $26-27. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $17. Quality good. *revised.
CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (3-2*-3) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $25. Quality good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (1-4-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons chayote mostly $11-12. Quality variable.