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Cheddar cheese, European Union

This page contains the wholesale prices for EU Cheddar cheese, as recorded weekly by the European Commission (Milk Market Observatory).

The cheese prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph to the side illustrates price trends over the past three years. Furthermore, time series are available for monthly average prices of last nine years.

The graph below compare prices for Cheddar in the EU, Oceania and in US over a given period.

EU-27 * - Weekly prices of
Cheddar Cheese
Survey Date
€ per Tons ± on prev. price
Sunday 22 Mar 2020
3.080 +0,98%
Sunday 15 Mar 2020
3.050 0,00%
Sunday 8 Mar 2020
3.050 +0,02%
Sunday 1 Mar 2020
3.050 +0,08%
Sunday 23 Feb 2020
3.047 0,00%
Sunday 16 Feb 2020
3.047 +1,02%
Sunday 9 Feb 2020
3.016 +0,04%
Sunday 2 Feb 2020
3.015 +0,04%
Sunday 26 Jan 2020
3.014 +0,04%
Sunday 19 Jan 2020
3.013 +0,29%
*: As of 1 February 2020, the calculated EU average refers to EU (without UK). For comparison purposes, EU (without UK) averages have also been recalculated for the last 5 years (2016 to 2020). The weighting coefficients and the list of Member States included in the calculation of the EU averages have also been updated.
Source: European Commission (Milk Market Observatory

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EU-28 - Weekly prices of
Cheddar Cheese
Survey Date
€ per Tons ± on prev. price
Sunday 26 Jan 2020
3.224 +1,05%
Sunday 19 Jan 2020
3.190 -0,18%
Sunday 12 Jan 2020
3.196 +0,19%
Sunday 5 Jan 2020
3.190 +0,25%
Sunday 29 Dec 2019
3.182 -0,71%
Sunday 22 Dec 2019
3.204 -0,46%
Sunday 15 Dec 2019
3.219 +0,65%
Sunday 8 Dec 2019
3.198 +0,68%
Sunday 1 Dec 2019
3.177 +0,14%
Sunday 24 Nov 2019
3.173 -0,05%
n.q.: not quoted price
Source: European Commission (Milk Market Observatory
€/ton EU-27 (without UK)
Cheddar cheese
US
Cheese (40# Blocks)
OCEANIA
Cheddar Cheese
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 2.599 2.979 3.174 3.030 3.003 +0,67% -0,91% 3.822 +3,28% +40,79% 3.604 +1,08% +18,37%
February 2.561 3.062 3.152 3.074 3.031 +0,95% -1,40% 3.659 -4,28% +21,59% 4.061 +12,69% +31,07%
March 2.496 3.217 3.228 3.110 3.057 +0,86% -1,70% 3.516 -3,90% +13,94% 3.923 -3,41% +12,35%
April 2.454 3.198 3.085 3.090 2.325 -33,88% -28,96%
May 2.252 3.181 3.141 3.100
June 2.176 3.199 3.195 3.037
July 2.244 3.260 3.248 3.007
August 2.358 3.294 3.247 3.001
September 2.537 3.303 3.258 2.972
October 2.702 3.379 3.168 2.964
November 2.753 3.393 3.113 2.982
December 2.840 3.277 3.030 2.983
Arithmetic average 2.498 3.228 3.170 3.029 3.030 3.330 3.863
Change (1) - +29,26% -1,81% -4,44% -1,34% +10,26% +20,27%
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
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€/ton EU-28
Cheddar cheese
US
Cheese (40# Blocks)
OCEANIA
Cheddar Cheese
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 3.392 4.046 3.125 2.831 3.330 3.123 3.142 3.200 +0,12% +1,83% 3.822 +3,28% +40,79% 3.604 +1,08% +18,37%
February 3.340 4.043 3.260 2.739 3.298 3.190 3.202 3.659 -4,28% +21,59% 4.061 +12,69% +31,07%
March 3.385 4.002 3.286 2.647 3.289 3.242 3.288 3.516 -3,90% +13,94% 3.923 -3,41% +12,35%
April 3.442 3.996 3.203 2.561 3.276 3.214 3.212 2.325 -33,88% -28,96%
May 3.488 3.959 3.168 2.581 3.371 3.292 3.159
June 3.601 3.824 3.139 2.629 3.527 3.355 3.093
July 3.676 3.832 3.097 2.671 3.580 3.347 3.084
August 3.727 3.811 3.036 2.841 3.519 3.349 3.040
September 3.879 3.571 2.961 3.066 3.524 3.367 3.082
October 3.947 3.505 3.004 3.138 3.486 3.317 3.118
November 3.983 3.370 2.991 3.223 3.316 3.195 3.170
December 4.014 3.171 2.911 3.324 3.188 3.066 3.196
Arithmetic average 3.656 3.761 3.099 2.854 3.392 3.255 3.149 3.200 3.330 3.863
Change (1) +7,66% +2,87% -17,61% -7,89% +18,85% -4,05% -3,26% +1,83% +10,26% +20,27%
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price