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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 6 Dec 2019
1,9700 4.343 +0,38% 3.915 -0,42%
Friday 29 Nov 2019
1,9625 4.327 +6,51% 3.931 +7,35%
Friday 22 Nov 2019
1,8425 4.062 -2,51% 3.662 -3,34%
Friday 15 Nov 2019
1,8900 4.167 -6,20% 3.789 -5,52%
Friday 8 Nov 2019
2,0150 4.442 -6,50% 4.010 -5,85%
Friday 1 Nov 2019
2,1550 4.751 +1,53% 4.259 +1,29%
Friday 25 Oct 2019
2,1225 4.679 +7,88% 4.205 +7,73%
Friday 18 Oct 2019
1,9675 4.338 -6,31% 3.903 -7,01%
Friday 11 Oct 2019
2,1000 4.630 +5,40% 4.197 +4,64%
Friday 4 Oct 2019
1,9925 4.393 +1,92% 4.011 +1,80%
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 4.524 +9,40% +24,50% 3.875 -1,59% +7,08%
October 3.829 4.586 4.022 4.813 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457 4.510 -0,30% +30,45% 3.763 -2,90% +7,12%
November 4.106 4.162 4.083 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084 4.350 -3,55% +41,03% 3.669 -2,49% +8,70%
December 3.564 3.839 4.298 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351 3.074 4.343 -0,15% +41,28% 3.988 +8,69% +23,17%
Arithmetic average 3.997 3.742 3.901 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.933 3.915
Change (1) +21,41% -6,37% +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +15,52% +7,33%
1) change from the same period of previous year
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