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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 3 Feb 2023
1,8650 4.112 -4,85% 3.742 -5,65%
Friday 27 Jan 2023
1,9600 4.321 +6,81% 3.966 +6,03%
Friday 20 Jan 2023
1,8350 4.046 -8,25% 3.741 -8,61%
Friday 13 Jan 2023
2,0000 4.409 -2,68% 4.093 -4,22%
Friday 6 Jan 2023
2,0550 4.531 -3,75% 4.274 -3,31%
Friday 30 Dec 2022
2,1350 4.707 +0,59% 4.420 +0,44%
Friday 23 Dec 2022
2,1225 4.679 +7,33% 4.401 +7,21%
Friday 16 Dec 2022
1,9775 4.360 -5,61% 4.105 -6,52%
Friday 9 Dec 2022
2,0950 4.619 -0,24% 4.391 -0,85%
Friday 2 Dec 2022
2,1000 4.630 -2,33% 4.429 -2,71%
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
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 % on prev. month % on 2022 2023 % on prev. month % on 2022
January 3.370 3.238 3.737 3.300 3.096 4.249 3.784 4.141 4.327 -5,92% +4,49% 4.938 -0,38% -11,34%
February 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.419 3.990 3.501 4.266 4.112 -4,97% -3,62% 4.963 +0,51% -11,97%
March 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492 3.886 3.876 4.820
April 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669 2.363 3.958 5.181
May 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570 3.694 3.729 3.622 5.135
June 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978 5.676 3.297 4.828
July 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989 5.751 3.578 4.439
August 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135 3.859 3.797 3.963
September 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524 5.221 3.872 4.264
October 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457 4.510 5.967 3.935 4.459
November 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084 4.350 4.181 3.886 4.736
December 3.225 3.823 3.351 3.074 4.110 3.537 4.172 4.599
Average* 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.914 4.367 3.773 4.569 4.219 4.950
Change (1) -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +11,59% -13,60% +21,09% +0,38% -11,66%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
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