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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 17 Jan 2020
1,9625 4.327 +4,95% 3.874 +4,39%
Friday 10 Jan 2020
1,8700 4.123 -1,06% 3.711 -0,32%
Friday 3 Jan 2020
1,8900 4.167 +3,28% 3.723 +2,24%
Friday 27 Dec 2019
1,8300 4.034 -1,61% 3.641 -1,28%
Friday 20 Dec 2019
1,8600 4.101 +3,48% 3.689 +3,66%
Friday 13 Dec 2019
1,7975 3.963 -8,76% 3.558 -9,11%
Friday 6 Dec 2019
1,9700 4.343 +0,38% 3.915 -0,42%
Friday 29 Nov 2019
1,9625 4.327 +6,51% 3.931 +7,35%
Friday 22 Nov 2019
1,8425 4.062 -2,51% 3.662 -3,34%
Friday 15 Nov 2019
1,8900 4.167 -6,20% 3.789 -5,52%
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
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 3.428 3.755 4.913 3.370 3.238 3.737 3.300 3.096 4.205 +2,31% +35,83% 3.969 +0,32% +14,62%
February 3.260 3.636 4.807 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.419
March 3.325 3.606 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492
April 3.328 4.046 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669
May 3.365 3.978 4.450 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570 3.694
June 3.596 3.766 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978
July 3.716 3.775 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989
August 4.016 3.881 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135
September 4.287 3.966 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524
October 4.586 4.022 4.813 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457 4.510
November 4.162 4.083 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084 4.350
December 3.839 4.298 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351 3.074 4.110
Arithmetic average 3.742 3.901 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.914 4.205 3.969
Change (1) -6,37% +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +35,83% +14,62%
1) change from the same period of previous year
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