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Cheese (40# Blocks), US

This page contains the wholesale prices for US-produced Cheddar (40# block), as recorded weekly by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME).

The cheese prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graphs below illustrates price trends in € and in local currency.

The graphs below compare prices for Cheddar in the US and in Oceania, in dollars, over a given period.
Survey Date
US, Chicago
Weekly prices of Cheese (40# Blocks)
US $ per lb US $ per ton ± on prev. price € per ton ± on prev. price
Friday 15 Jan 2021
1,8300 4.034 -4,56% 3.328 -3,37%
Friday 8 Jan 2021
1,9175 4.227 +16,21% 3.444 +16,16%
Friday 1 Jan 2021
1,6500 3.638 +3,29% 2.964 +2,63%
Friday 25 Dec 2020
1,5975 3.522 -1,24% 2.888 -0,81%
Friday 18 Dec 2020
1,6175 3.566 0,00% 2.912 -1,07%
Friday 11 Dec 2020
1,6175 3.566 +2,05% 2.943 +2,35%
Friday 4 Dec 2020
1,5850 3.494 -5,65% 2.876 -7,60%
Friday 27 Nov 2020
1,6800 3.704 +2,13% 3.112 +1,54%
Friday 20 Nov 2020
1,6450 3.627 -14,21% 3.065 -14,51%
Friday 13 Nov 2020
1,9175 4.227 -18,14% 3.585 -17,70%
Source: Midwest up until 2002; CME from 2003 (40# Blocks)
Informative note
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.
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$/ton US
Cheese (40# Blocks)
OCEANIA
Cheddar Cheese
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 3.755 4.913 3.370 3.238 3.737 3.300 3.096 4.249 3.967 +12,14% -6,66% 4.075 +6,19% +1,66%
February 3.636 4.807 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.419 3.990
March 3.606 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492 3.886
April 4.046 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669 2.363
May 3.978 4.450 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570 3.694 3.729
June 3.766 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978 5.676
July 3.775 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989 5.751
August 3.881 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135 3.859
September 3.966 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524 5.221
October 4.022 4.813 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457 4.510 5.967
November 4.083 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084 4.350 4.181
December 4.298 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351 3.074 4.110 3.537
Average* 3.901 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.914 4.367 3.967 4.075
Change (1) +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +11,59% -6,66% +1,66%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price