Cheese   Block cheese fell last week and averaged just above $1.42, off 6 cents from the previous week. Prices closed at $1.45 Monday, $1.44 on Tuesday, just above $1.41 on Wednesday and $1.41 Thursday and Friday.
 
Prices are up 35 cents, or 33 percent, compared with this time last year, when block cheese averaged just under $1.07 per pound.   Wheat   Wheat closed at $5.75 per bushel Friday on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, up 30 cents from the previous week's close of $5.45.   Prices for wheat closed at $5.61 per bushel Monday, just above $5.56 per bushel Tuesday, just above $5.57 per bushel Wednesday and just above $5.63 per bushel on Thursday.   Gasoline and diesel fuel   The nationwide average for regular unleaded gasoline was $2.75 per gallon Jan. 11, according to AAA and the Oil Price Information Service, up 9 cents from the previous week.   Prices are up 5 percent from an average of $2.62 per gallon a month ago and up 54 percent from an average of $1.79 per gallon this time last year. Mid-range unleaded currently averages $2.92 per gallon while premium unleaded stands at $3.02 per gallon as of Jan. 11.   The nationwide average price for diesel fuel stands at $2.91 per gallon Jan. 11, up 8 cents from last week. Diesel prices are up 19 percent from an average of $2.45 per gallon this time last year.   Natural gas   Natural gas spot prices rose at nearly all market locations in the lower 48 States since Dec. 30, with increases of more than 10 percent on the week. Prices at the Henry Hub climbed 68 cents per million Btu, or about 12 percent, to $6.47 per MMBtu   Pizza company stocks   Shares in Pizza Hut parent Yum! Brands Inc. closed at $34.72 on Jan. 8, off 49 cents compared with the previous week's close of $35.21. YUM traded at a 52-week high of $36.96 in June 2009 and a 52-week low of $23.37 in March 2009.   Domino's closed at $9.37, up 72 cents compared with the previous Friday's close of $8.65. DPZ has traded as high as $10.07 in June 2009 and as low as $4.76 in January 2009, over the past 52 weeks.   Papa John's stock closed at $23.89, off 22 cents compared with the previous Friday's close of $24.11. PZZA traded at a 52-week high of $29.25 in May 2009 and a 52-week low of $15.31 in January 2009.   Shares in CEC Entertainment Inc., parent company of Chuck E. Cheese restaurants, closed at $32.68, up 10 cents compared with the previous week's close of $32.58. CEC traded at a 52-week high of $34.77 in July 2009 and a 52-week low of $19.29 in March 2009.   California Pizza Kitchen closed at $13.24 on Jan. 8, off 61 cents compared with the previous week's close of $13.85. CPKI has traded as high as $17.44 in mid-April and as low as $8.03 in January 2009.   Pizza Inn closed at $1.65 on Jan. 8, up 5 cents from the previous week's close of $1.60. PZZI traded at a 52-week high of $2.25 in June 2009 and a 52-week low of 98 cents in April 2009.

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