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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 17 Sep 2021
1,7925 3.952 +0,14% 3.360 +0,78%
Friday 10 Sep 2021
1,7900 3.946 +3,17% 3.334 +3,24%
Friday 3 Sep 2021
1,7350 3.825 -0,86% 3.229 -1,52%
Friday 27 Aug 2021
1,7500 3.858 +3,40% 3.279 +2,77%
Friday 20 Aug 2021
1,6925 3.731 -6,62% 3.190 -6,28%
Friday 13 Aug 2021
1,8125 3.996 +10,86% 3.404 +11,90%
Friday 6 Aug 2021
1,6350 3.605 0,00% 3.042 +0,19%
Friday 30 Jul 2021
1,6350 3.605 +3,15% 3.036 +2,30%
Friday 23 Jul 2021
1,5850 3.494 -1,86% 2.968 -1,57%
Friday 16 Jul 2021
1,6150 3.560 -6,38% 3.015 -6,15%
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
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020 2021 % on prev. month % on 2020
January 3.755 4.913 3.370 3.238 3.737 3.300 3.096 4.249 3.784 +6,99% -10,95% 4.063 +5,86% +1,35%
February 3.636 4.807 3.392 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.419 3.990 3.501 -7,48% -12,26% 4.231 +4,15% -4,51%
March 3.606 5.218 3.423 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492 3.886 3.876 +10,70% -0,25% 4.369 +3,25% +0,29%
April 4.046 4.966 3.496 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669 2.363 3.958 +2,13% +67,51% 4.421 +1,19% -1,21%
May 3.978 4.450 3.610 2.910 3.658 3.570 3.694 3.729 3.622 -8,49% -2,86% 4.413 -0,19% +8,45%
June 3.766 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978 5.676 3.297 -8,98% -41,90% 4.381 -0,71% +13,06%
July 3.775 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989 5.751 3.578 +8,52% -37,78% 4.181 -4,56% +8,96%
August 3.881 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135 3.859 3.797 +6,13% -1,61% 4.156 -0,60% +17,70%
September 3.966 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524 5.221 3.908 +2,90% -25,15% 4.244 +2,11% +17,88%
October 4.022 4.813 3.680 3.572 3.789 3.457 4.510 5.967
November 4.083 4.164 3.566 4.164 3.668 3.084 4.350 4.181
December 4.298 3.485 3.225 3.823 3.351 3.074 4.110 3.537
Average* 3.901 4.639 3.558 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.914 4.367 3.703 4.273
Change (1) +4,24% +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +11,59% -13,95% +6,29%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
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