Cheese prices have also eased back

cheese prices in 2018

Cheese prices have, like butter, also eased back following the trend of butter. Cheese had been relatively stable over the summer but there has been significant downwards pressure since then. Mozzarella is now trading around the €3300/ton mark and Mild Cheddar is around a similar level.

Again there are signs that significant stock levels are at play here which has worked to the advantage of buyers. Many long term contracts were also higher priced than the level we’re at today which has further strengthened buyers’ hands. There are expectations of more reductions in 2019 but again we have to be cautious as we were making the exact same predictions this time last year! If common logic is applied prices should ease but nothing is predictable anymore as we are all too aware of.

Browse Past Market Reports


More dairy research

salt damage offset by cheese
Cheese may offset blood vessel damage caused by salt
Viral Trends: What is Mukbang?
brger toppings
Cheese is the most popular burger topping
Vote for your favourite Cheeseboard
grated cheese
Australian Cheese Consumer Research

Ingredient Solutions on Social Media


Tel: +353 29 76981 Fax: +353 29 76984

© Ingredient Solutions Ltd 2019 | All rights reserved