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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 13 Sep 2019
2,2050 4.861 +10,39% 4.434 +11,34%
Friday 6 Sep 2019
1,9975 4.404 +3,50% 3.982 +3,63%
Friday 30 Aug 2019
1,9300 4.255 +2,66% 3.843 +2,76%
Friday 23 Aug 2019
1,8800 4.145 0,00% 3.740 +0,60%
Friday 16 Aug 2019
1,8800 4.145 +0,67% 3.717 +1,06%
Friday 9 Aug 2019
1,8675 4.117 +2,61% 3.678 +1,18%
Friday 2 Aug 2019
1,8200 4.012 -0,27% 3.635 +0,43%
Friday 26 Jul 2019
1,8250 4.023 +2,53% 3.620 +3,46%
Friday 19 Jul 2019
1,7800 3.924 -0,28% 3.499 +0,33%
Friday 12 Jul 2019
1,7850 3.935 -3,38% 3.487 -3,36%
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
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 3.419 +10,41% +3,25% 3.525 +1,81% -3,26%
March 4.050 3.325 3.606 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492 +2,15% +1,67% 3.946 +11,94% +6,64%
April 3.538 3.328 4.046 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669 +5,07% +3,54% 4.288 +8,66% +13,20%
May 3.741 3.365 3.978 4.450 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570 3.694 +0,67% +3,46% 4.731 +10,35% +15,57%
June 4.635 3.596 3.766 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978 +7,69% +14,53% 3.944 -16,64% -0,94%
July 4.675 3.716 3.775 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989 +0,28% +18,02% 3.856 -2,22% +4,22%
August 4.325 4.016 3.881 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135 +3,65% +15,06% 3.938 +2,11% +6,06%
September 3.880 4.287 3.966 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.632 +12,04% +27,49% 3.900 -0,95% +7,77%
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 3.789 3.954
Change (1) +21,41% -6,37% +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +9,17% +5,76%
1) change from the same period of previous year
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