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Cheddar cheese, Oceania

This page contains the wholesale prices for Oceania-produced Cheddar (39% maximum moisture). Prices are recorded fortnightly.

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. Furthermore, time series are available for monthly average prices of last six years.

The graph below compares prices for Oceania-produced Cheddar and German Edamer over a given period.
Survey Date
Oceania
Fortnightly prices of Cheddar Cheese
39% maximum moisture
US $ per ton € per ton
min / max ± on prev. price min / max ± on prev. price
Friday 3 Jul 2020
3.575 / 4.050 +0,66% 3.168 / 3.589 +0,09%
Friday 19 Jun 2020
3.525 / 4.050 -4,42% 3.141 / 3.609 -3,50%
Friday 5 Jun 2020
3.575 / 4.350 +0,63% 3.155 / 3.839 -3,15%
Friday 22 May 2020
3.875 / 4.000 -6,25% 3.554 / 3.668 -6,77%
Friday 8 May 2020
4.000 / 4.400 -6,67% 3.689 / 4.058 -7,28%
Friday 24 Apr 2020
4.450 / 4.550 +1,12% 4.131 / 4.224 +2,02%
Friday 10 Apr 2020
4.400 / 4.500 +0,28% 4.049 / 4.141 +1,30%
Friday 27 Mar 2020
4.375 / 4.500 +3,80% 3.986 / 4.099 +6,29%
Friday 13 Mar 2020
4.250 / 4.300 -6,04% 3.781 / 3.826 -8,24%
Friday 28 Feb 2020
4.475 / 4.625 +5,51% 4.077 / 4.213 +4,21%
Source: USDA AMS Dairy Markets News; price of 2013-10-11 processed by CLAL
Informative note
NOTE: The conversion US $ / € for each quotation is calculated using the exchange rate of the previous day.

Prices are U.S. $/MT (Metric Ton= 2,204.6 pounds) F.O.B. port. Information gathered for this report is from trades, offers to sell, and secondary data.
USD
$/ton OCEANIA
Cheddar Cheese
US
Cheese (40# Blocks)
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 3.700 3.069 3.756 3.413 3.463 4.008 +1,32% +15,76% 4.249 +3,39% +37,25%
February 3.700 2.988 3.825 3.644 3.525 4.431 +10,55% +25,71% 3.990 -6,10% +16,73%
March 3.588 2.650 3.688 3.700 3.946 4.356 -1,69% +10,40% 3.886 -2,62% +11,27%
April 3.525 2.575 3.438 3.788 4.288 4.475 +2,73% +4,37% 2.363 -39,18% -35,60%
May 3.483 2.588 3.619 4.094 4.731 4.069 -9,08% -14,00% 3.729 +57,81% +0,95%
June 3.413 2.825 3.900 3.981 3.944 3.875 -4,76% -1,74% 5.676 +52,19% +42,67%
July 3.213 2.844 4.031 3.700 3.856 3.813 -1,61% -1,13% 5.897 +3,91% +47,84%
August 2.956 3.119 4.006 3.713 3.938
September 3.000 3.504 4.100 3.619 3.875
October 3.167 3.631 4.125 3.513 3.763
November 3.150 3.613 4.044 3.375 3.669
December 3.150 3.725 3.594 3.238 3.956
Average* 3.337 3.094 3.844 3.648 3.913 4.147 4.256
Change (1) -25,30% -7,28% +24,23% -5,09% +7,26% +4,59% +17,58%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price
UK trade data for the period Jan - Apr 2020 are provisional