CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (34*-38*-30) — Imports from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices chayote, ginger root, malanga, dasheen and yams (name) higher; calabaza and yuca lower; taro eddoes generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $11-12. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7-7.50, 40-pound cartons mostly $10. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $33-34. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca (large) mostly $38-39, lila (large) mostly $38-39. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $23-24, dasheen 50-pound sacks (medium) mostly $16. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $36, 50-pound cartons white mostly $24. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $18. Quality good. *revised.
CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (3-3*-2) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $21-22. Quality good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (3-2*-3*) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late very slow. Prices lower. 40-pound cartons of chayote mostly $9.50-10.50. Quality variable. *incomplete data