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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 9 Apr 2021
1,8300 4.034 +3,10% 3.398 +2,00%
Friday 2 Apr 2021
1,7750 3.913 +3,20% 3.332 +3,69%
Friday 26 Mar 2021
1,7200 3.792 -3,91% 3.213 -3,02%
Friday 19 Mar 2021
1,7900 3.946 0,00% 3.313 +0,48%
Friday 12 Mar 2021
1,7900 3.946 +3,32% 3.297 +3,88%
Friday 5 Mar 2021
1,7325 3.820 +7,11% 3.174 +8,81%
Friday 26 Feb 2021
1,6175 3.566 +5,20% 2.917 +3,99%
Friday 19 Feb 2021
1,5375 3.390 -1,28% 2.805 -0,77%
Friday 12 Feb 2021
1,5575 3.434 -5,03% 2.827 -6,21%
Friday 5 Feb 2021
1,6400 3.616 +4,13% 3.014 +4,95%
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 3.784 +6,99% -10,95% 4.063 +5,86% +1,35%
February 3.636 4.807 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.419 3.990 3.501 -7,48% -12,26% 4.231 +4,15% -4,51%
March 3.606 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492 3.886 3.876 +10,70% -0,25% 4.369 +3,25% +0,29%
April 4.046 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669 2.363 3.974 +2,52% +68,16% 4.400 +0,72% -1,68%
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 3.784 4.266
Change (1) +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +11,59% +4,46% -1,21%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price