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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 24 May 2024
1,8700 4.123 -3,73% 3.798 -3,63%
Friday 17 May 2024
1,9425 4.283 -1,89% 3.941 -3,10%
Friday 10 May 2024
1,9800 4.365 +10,61% 4.067 +10,26%
Friday 3 May 2024
1,7900 3.946 +2,29% 3.689 +2,50%
Friday 26 Apr 2024
1,7500 3.858 +4,17% 3.599 +3,77%
Friday 19 Apr 2024
1,6800 3.704 +9,45% 3.468 +9,96%
Friday 12 Apr 2024
1,5350 3.384 +1,32% 3.154 +2,48%
Friday 5 Apr 2024
1,5150 3.340 +6,88% 3.078 +6,47%
Friday 29 Mar 2024
1,4175 3.125 +1,80% 2.891 +2,70%
Friday 22 Mar 2024
1,3925 3.070 -5,27% 2.815 -5,12%
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
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 % on prev. month % on 2023 2024 % on prev. month % on 2023
January 3.238 3.737 3.300 3.096 4.249 3.784 4.141 4.327 3.296 -0,07% -23,82% 4.163 +0,45% -15,70%
February 3.267 3.585 3.311 3.419 3.990 3.501 4.266 4.127 3.445 +4,52% -16,53% 4.300 +3,30% -13,46%
March 3.307 3.186 3.435 3.492 3.886 3.876 4.820 4.267 3.214 -6,69% -24,67% 4.254 -1,07% -8,84%
April 3.135 3.285 3.544 3.669 2.363 3.958 5.181 3.882 3.572 +11,11% -7,99% 4.288 +0,78% -2,83%
May 2.910 3.658 3.570 3.694 3.729 3.622 5.135 3.392 4.179 +17,01% +23,19% 4.313 +0,58% -5,48%
June 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978 5.676 3.297 4.828 3.072
July 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989 5.751 3.578 4.439 3.617
August 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135 3.859 3.797 3.963 4.369
September 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524 5.221 3.872 4.264 4.081
October 3.572 3.789 3.457 4.510 5.967 3.935 4.459 3.814
November 4.164 3.668 3.084 4.350 4.181 3.886 4.736 3.558
December 3.823 3.351 3.074 4.110 3.537 4.172 4.599 3.298
Average* 3.494 3.570 3.405 3.914 4.367 3.773 4.569 3.817 3.541 4.263
Change (1) -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +11,59% -13,60% +21,09% -16,46% -11,45% -9,48%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
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