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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 7 Dec 2018
1,3500 2.976 -0,74% 2.622 -0,42%
Friday 30 Nov 2018
1,3600 2.998 +1,12% 2.633 +1,42%
Wednesday 21 Nov 2018
1,3450 2.965 -7,40% 2.596 -8,34%
Friday 16 Nov 2018
1,4525 3.202 +5,25% 2.833 +6,36%
Friday 9 Nov 2018
1,3800 3.042 -5,32% 2.663 -5,57%
Friday 2 Nov 2018
1,4575 3.213 -3,80% 2.820 -3,60%
Friday 26 Oct 2018
1,5150 3.340 +1,17% 2.926 +1,96%
Friday 19 Oct 2018
1,4975 3.301 -6,99% 2.870 -6,42%
Friday 12 Oct 2018
1,6100 3.549 -2,42% 3.066 -3,04%
Friday 5 Oct 2018
1,6500 3.638 -2,37% 3.163 -0,63%
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.Source: Midwest up until 2002; CME from 2003 (40# Blocks)
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Cheese (40# Blocks)
OCEANIA
Cheddar Cheese
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 3.208 3.390 3.428 3.755 4.913 3.370 3.238 3.737 3.300 -1,52% -11,69% 3.413 -5,04% -9,15%
February 3.169 4.226 3.260 3.636 4.807 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 +0,33% -7,65% 3.644 +6,78% -4,74%
March 2.844 4.050 3.325 3.606 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 +3,74% +7,82% 3.700 +1,54% +0,34%
April 3.122 3.538 3.328 4.046 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 +3,18% +7,89% 3.788 +2,36% +10,18%
May 3.201 3.741 3.365 3.978 4.450 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570 +0,75% -2,40% 4.094 +8,09% +13,13%
June 3.077 4.635 3.596 3.766 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 -2,72% -1,65% 3.981 -2,75% +2,08%
July 3.423 4.675 3.716 3.775 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 -2,69% -8,33% 3.700 -7,06% -8,22%
August 3.618 4.325 4.016 3.881 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 +6,32% -4,75% 3.713 +0,34% -7,33%
September 3.825 3.880 4.287 3.966 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 +1,11% +1,24% 3.619 -2,53% -11,74%
October 3.782 3.829 4.586 4.022 4.813 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457 -4,85% -8,76% 3.513 -2,94% -14,85%
November 3.198 4.106 4.162 4.083 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084 -10,79% -15,91% 3.375 -3,91% -16,54%
December 3.036 3.564 3.839 4.298 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351 2.976 -3,50% -11,18% 3.263 -3,33% -9,22%
Arithmetic average 3.292 3.997 3.742 3.901 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.397 3.650
Change (1) +14,80% +21,41% -6,37% +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,86% -5,04%
1) change from the same period of previous year
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