CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (39*-36*-25) — Imports from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices calabaza, chayote (20 pounds), ginger root, taro eddoes, yams (white) and yuca higher; malanga, dasheen and yams (yellow) lower; chayote (40 pounds) generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $15-16. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7.50, 40-pound cartons mostly $10. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $35-36. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca (large) mostly $37-38, lila (large) mostly $36-37. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $24-25, dasheen 50-pound sacks (medium) mostly $15-16. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $35-36, 50-pound cartons white mostly $24-25. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $20-21. Quality good. *revised.
CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (3*-2-1) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $22. Quality good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (4*-3-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early very slow, late fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons chayote mostly $9.50-10.50. Quality variable. *revised