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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 23 Sep 2022
1,9600 4.321 -4,85% 4.372 -3,81%
Friday 16 Sep 2022
2,0600 4.542 +7,43% 4.545 +7,61%
Friday 9 Sep 2022
1,9175 4.227 +8,64% 4.224 +8,59%
Friday 2 Sep 2022
1,7650 3.891 +1,44% 3.890 +1,09%
Friday 26 Aug 2022
1,7400 3.836 -4,40% 3.848 -2,40%
Friday 19 Aug 2022
1,8200 4.012 -1,36% 3.942 +0,20%
Friday 12 Aug 2022
1,8450 4.068 +3,36% 3.935 +1,79%
Friday 5 Aug 2022
1,7850 3.935 -5,05% 3.865 -5,60%
Friday 29 Jul 2022
1,8800 4.145 -1,57% 4.095 -0,82%
Friday 22 Jul 2022
1,9100 4.211 -4,26% 4.129 -6,08%
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.
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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 4.245 +7,13% +9,64% 5.156 +1,85% +21,50%
October 4.813 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457 4.510 5.967 3.935
November 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084 4.350 4.181 3.886
December 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351 3.074 4.110 3.537 4.172
Average* 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.914 4.367 3.773 4.558 5.594
Change (1) +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +11,59% -13,60% +23,22% +30,91%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
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