CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (35*-41*-37) — Imports from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices calabaza, taro eddoes and chayote higher; malanga (blanca) lower; others generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $14. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $8, 40-pound cartons mostly $14-15. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $41-42. Malanga 40-pound cartons blanca (large) mostly $24-25, lila (large) mostly $22-23. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22-23; dasheen 50-pound sacks (medium) mostly $13-14. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $42-43, 50-pound cartons white mostly $24-25. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $14-15. Quality good. *revised.
CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (6-3*-2) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $20-21. Quality good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (4-5-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late active. Prices higher. 40-pound cartons chayote mostly $13.50-14.50. Quality variable.