Why Cheddar Cheese Is Like WTI Crude Oil

A benchmark like WTI, light mild Cheddar cheese prices are determined by commodities markets that responded to pandemic changes in supply and demand.

How French Fries Are Like French Cheese

Global lockdowns have created supply problems for Belgian French fries and French cheese because households cannot make up for decreased commercial demand.

Why the U.S. Has a Cheese Glut

From changing tastes to tariffs to the number of dairy cows, changes in demand and supply have created a massive cheese glut.

How the World Helped to Create a Cheese Glut

Russia has committed fromagicide. Our (vastly simplified) story can start with Russia’s policy in Ukraine. Next we had trade restrictions from the U.S., EU, Australia, Canada and other nations. Then Russia responded with new trade rules that banned a long list of…

What To Do About Our Cheese Glut

Created by supply and demand, the U.S. cheese glut could start to ease if we eat more cheese–maybe 39 pounds a year instead or 34 or 35.

What To Do About Our Cheese Glut

Created by supply and demand, the U.S. cheese glut could start to ease if we eat more cheese–maybe 39 pounds a year instead or 34 or 35.