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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 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%
Friday 28 Sep 2018
1,6900 3.726 +3,36% 3.183 +3,91%
Friday 21 Sep 2018
1,6350 3.605 +1,87% 3.063 +0,58%
Friday 14 Sep 2018
1,6050 3.538 -3,46% 3.045 -3,34%
Friday 7 Sep 2018
1,6625 3.665 -1,92% 3.150 -1,43%
Friday 31 Aug 2018
1,6950 3.737 +2,73% 3.196 +2,06%
Thursday 23 Aug 2018
1,6500 3.638 -0,30% 3.132 -2,83%
Thursday 16 Aug 2018
1,6550 3.649 +4,91% 3.223 +6,97%
Tuesday 7 Aug 2018
1,5775 3.478 +0,32% 3.013 +1,65%
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 3.594 -1,10% -5,16% 3.538 -2,25% -14,24%
November 3.198 4.106 4.162 4.083 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668
December 3.036 3.564 3.839 4.298 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351
Arithmetic average 3.292 3.997 3.742 3.901 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.483 3.719
Change (1) +14,80% +21,41% -6,37% +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -2,75% -3,38%
1) change from the same period of previous year
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