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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 15 Feb 2019
1,5800 3.483 +3,44% 3.091 +4,14%
Friday 8 Feb 2019
1,5275 3.368 +1,83% 2.968 +3,12%
Friday 1 Feb 2019
1,5000 3.307 +7,91% 2.879 +6,53%
Friday 25 Jan 2019
1,3900 3.064 -0,71% 2.702 -0,23%
Friday 18 Jan 2019
1,4000 3.086 -0,71% 2.708 +0,50%
Friday 11 Jan 2019
1,4100 3.109 -0,53% 2.695 -2,14%
Friday 4 Jan 2019
1,4175 3.125 -0,87% 2.754 -0,62%
Friday 28 Dec 2018
1,4300 3.153 +2,88% 2.771 +3,55%
Friday 21 Dec 2018
1,3900 3.064 -1,24% 2.676 -1,93%
Friday 14 Dec 2018
1,4075 3.103 +4,26% 2.729 +4,08%
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
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 3.390 3.428 3.755 4.913 3.370 3.238 3.737 3.300 3.096 +0,72% -6,18% 3.463 +6,95% +1,47%
February 4.226 3.260 3.636 4.807 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.386 +9,36% +2,26% 3.525 +1,81% -3,26%
March 4.050 3.325 3.606 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435
April 3.538 3.328 4.046 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544
May 3.741 3.365 3.978 4.450 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570
June 4.635 3.596 3.766 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473
July 4.675 3.716 3.775 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380
August 4.325 4.016 3.881 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594
September 3.880 4.287 3.966 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634
October 3.829 4.586 4.022 4.813 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457
November 4.106 4.162 4.083 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084
December 3.564 3.839 4.298 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351 3.074
Arithmetic average 3.997 3.742 3.901 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.241 3.494
Change (1) +21,41% -6,37% +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% -1,95% -0,97%
1) change from the same period of previous year
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