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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 13 May 2022
2,3075 5.087 -1,81% 4.888 -0,30%
Friday 6 May 2022
2,3500 5.181 -0,84% 4.902 -1,62%
Friday 29 Apr 2022
2,3700 5.225 -0,94% 4.983 +2,86%
Friday 22 Apr 2022
2,3925 5.275 +0,84% 4.845 +0,76%
Friday 15 Apr 2022
2,3725 5.230 +2,26% 4.808 +2,62%
Friday 8 Apr 2022
2,3200 5.115 +1,09% 4.686 +2,80%
Friday 1 Apr 2022
2,2950 5.060 +0,88% 4.558 -0,24%
Friday 25 Mar 2022
2,2750 5.016 +6,81% 4.569 +7,52%
Friday 18 Mar 2022
2,1300 4.696 -2,74% 4.249 -2,45%
Friday 11 Mar 2022
2,1900 4.828 +1,86% 4.356 +1,79%
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 5.134 -0,90% +41,73% 6.013 -3,74% +36,26%
June 4.464 3.753 3.275 3.532 3.473 3.978 5.676 3.297
July 4.373 3.705 3.684 3.687 3.380 3.989 5.751 3.578
August 4.812 3.793 3.968 3.773 3.594 4.135 3.859 3.797
September 5.197 3.678 3.586 3.589 3.634 4.524 5.221 3.872
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 4.708 5.925
Change (1) +18,91% -23,30% -1,78% +2,17% -4,63% +14,95% +11,59% -13,60% +25,60% +37,83%
* Arithmetic Average
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
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