Tropicals — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 10 - The Packer

Tropicals — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 10

CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (36*-35*-36) — Imports from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices chayote (40 pounds), taro eddoes and yuca higher; calabaza, chayote (20 pounds), ginger root, malanga lila, dasheen and yams (yellow) lower; yams (white) generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $13-14. Chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7-7.50; 40-pound cartons mostly $14. Ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $20-21. Malanga 40-pound cartons lila (large) mostly $44-45. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $20; dasheen 50-pound sacks (medium) mostly $23-24. Yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $53-54, 50-pound cartons white mostly $24-25. Yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $14-15. Quality good. *revised.

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (2-3-2) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $20. Quality good.


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