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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.
US, Chicago
Weekly prices of Cheese (40# Blocks)
US $ per lb US $ per ton ± on prev. price € per ton ± on prev. price
Friday 2 Dec 2022
2,1000 4.630 -2,33% 4.429 -2,71%
Friday 25 Nov 2022
2,1500 4.740 -3,70% 4.552 -4,56%
Friday 18 Nov 2022
2,2325 4.922 +1,48% 4.770 -2,11%
Friday 11 Nov 2022
2,2000 4.850 +9,45% 4.873 +7,24%
Friday 4 Nov 2022
2,0100 4.431 +2,55% 4.544 +5,54%
Friday 28 Oct 2022
1,9600 4.321 -4,74% 4.305 -6,88%
Friday 21 Oct 2022
2,0575 4.536 +0,37% 4.623 -0,37%
Friday 14 Oct 2022
2,0500 4.519 +1,36% 4.641 +2,62%
Friday 7 Oct 2022
2,0225 4.459 +2,80% 4.522 +1,19%
Friday 30 Sep 2022
1,9675 4.338 +0,38% 4.469 +2,22%
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.
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Cheese (40# Blocks)
OCEANIA
Cheddar Cheese
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021
January 4.913 3.370 3.238 3.737 3.300 3.096 4.249 3.784 4.141 -0,76% +9,42% 5.569 +7,48% +37,08%
February 4.807 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.419 3.990 3.501 4.266 +3,03% +21,84% 5.638 +1,23% +33,23%
March 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492 3.886 3.876 4.820 +12,98% +24,35% 6.163 +9,31% +41,06%
April 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669 2.363 3.958 5.181 +7,49% +30,88% 6.246 +1,35% +41,28%
May 4.450 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570 3.694 3.729 3.622 5.135 -0,88% +41,76% 5.963 -4,54% +35,13%
June 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978 5.676 3.297 4.828 -5,98% +46,43% 5.356 -10,17% +22,25%
July 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989 5.751 3.578 4.439 -8,06% +24,06% 5.194 -3,03% +24,22%
August 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135 3.859 3.797 3.963 -10,73% +4,35% 5.063 -2,53% +21,80%
September 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524 5.221 3.872 4.264 +7,59% +10,12% 5.179 +2,30% +22,04%
October 4.813 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457 4.510 5.967 3.935 4.459 +4,58% +13,31% 4.994 -3,58% +14,47%
November 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084 4.350 4.181 3.886 4.736 +6,21% +21,88% 4.913 -1,63% -2,12%
December 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351 3.074 4.110 3.537 4.172 4.630 -2,24% +10,96%
Average* 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.914 4.367 3.773 4.572 5.480
Change (1) +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +11,59% -13,60% +21,16% +25,99%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price