Cheese Producers News: Cheese Market Trends in 2023
Cheesemakers are working hard to keep up with an ever-growing demand, as milk output declines in some parts of Europe. Meanwhile, retail advertisements show an increase in demand from grocery store customers, while food service sales remain mixed. Export of cheese is steady, though some buyers are not eager to purchase loads at a higher price.
Foreign Type Cheese Wholesale Price Adjustments
The United States domestic cheese market decreased by $.0250 for blue, gorgonzola, parmesan and romano. All other prices are unchanged. Please note that the collection and publication of the Wholesale Selling Prices: FOB Distributors Dock for 1,000 - 5,000 lbs, mixed lots will be ending with Report 39, during the week of September 25, 2023.
Wholesale Selling Prices
The following are the wholesale selling prices for foreign type cheese in the New York variety.
Blue: 2.6400-5.2300 (imported) and 2.2725-3.7600 (domestic)
Gorgonzola: 3.6900-5.7400 (imported) and 2.7800-3.4975 (domestic)
Parmesan: 2.6625-4.7750 (domestic)
Romano: 3.4625-5.6175 (domestic)
Sardo Romano (Argentina): 2.8500-4.7800
Reggianito (Argentina): 3.2900-4.7800
Swiss (Finland): 2.6700-2.9300
Past CME Cheese Prices
The CME Group recorded the below prices for barrels and blocks of cheese between September 11 - 15, 2023.
- Barrel Cost: September 11 - 1.8275 / September 12 - 1.8050 / September 13 - 1.8200 / September 14 - 1.8200
- Block 40 lb Cost: September 11 - 1.9250 / September 12 - 1.8700 / September 13 - 1.9100 / September 14 - 1.9200
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