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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 25 Sep 2020
2,5550 5.633 -2,76% 4.837 -1,49%
Friday 18 Sep 2020
2,6275 5.793 +21,36% 4.910 +21,90%
Friday 11 Sep 2020
2,1650 4.773 +1,88% 4.028 +1,57%
Friday 4 Sep 2020
2,1250 4.685 +16,28% 3.966 +16,21%
Friday 28 Aug 2020
1,8275 4.029 +10,76% 3.413 +11,17%
Friday 21 Aug 2020
1,6500 3.638 -9,34% 3.070 -9,47%
Friday 14 Aug 2020
1,8200 4.012 +6,74% 3.391 +6,84%
Friday 7 Aug 2020
1,7050 3.759 -24,31% 3.174 -24,95%
Friday 31 Jul 2020
2,2525 4.966 -11,32% 4.229 -12,63%
Friday 24 Jul 2020
2,5400 5.600 -4,51% 4.840 -5,79%
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.
USD
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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 4.249 +3,39% +37,25% 4.008 +1,32% +15,76%
February 3.260 3.636 4.807 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.419 3.990 -6,10% +16,73% 4.431 +10,55% +25,71%
March 3.325 3.606 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492 3.886 -2,62% +11,27% 4.356 -1,69% +10,40%
April 3.328 4.046 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669 2.363 -39,18% -35,60% 4.475 +2,73% +4,37%
May 3.365 3.978 4.450 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570 3.694 3.729 +57,81% +0,95% 4.069 -9,08% -14,00%
June 3.596 3.766 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978 5.676 +52,19% +42,67% 3.875 -4,76% -1,74%
July 3.716 3.775 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989 5.751 +1,33% +44,17% 3.838 -0,97% -0,49%
August 4.016 3.881 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135 3.859 -32,89% -6,66% 3.531 -7,98% -10,32%
September 4.287 3.966 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524 5.221 +35,27% +15,41% 3.600 +1,95% -7,10%
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
Average* 3.742 3.901 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.914 4.303 4.020
Change (1) -6,37% +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +13,91% +1,74%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
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