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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 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%
Friday 17 Jul 2020
2,6600 5.864 -8,75% 5.138 -9,32%
Friday 10 Jul 2020
2,9150 6.427 +8,97% 5.666 +8,43%
Friday 3 Jul 2020
2,6750 5.897 +3,88% 5.225 +3,09%
Friday 26 Jun 2020
2,5750 5.677 -2,83% 5.069 -2,64%
Friday 19 Jun 2020
2,6500 5.842 +5,16% 5.206 +6,34%
Friday 12 Jun 2020
2,5200 5.556 -1,27% 4.896 -2,13%
Friday 5 Jun 2020
2,5525 5.627 +14,46% 5.002 +12,08%
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 3.759 -34,64% -9,09%
September 4.287 3.966 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524
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 4.175 4.150
Change (1) -6,37% +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +13,34% +4,68%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
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