Welcome to The American Cheese Society

ACS is the leader in promoting and supporting American cheeses, providing the cheese industry with educational resources and networking opportunities, while encouraging the highest standards of cheesemaking focused on safety and sustainability.

This site offers resources, education, industry directories, and other valuable tools for cheese professionals and enthusiasts alike. Membership in the American Cheese Society is available to anyone who enjoys great cheese: we hope you’ll explore our site and consider joining our community of more than 2,300 members in the United States and beyond!


Current ACS members, review the NEW process for renewing your membership and rejoin our community in 2021.

Potential members, see what an ACS membership brings you, the levels available, and join today!

You won’t want to miss the robust lineup of educational programming, discounts for your business (including some new ones to be announced), the connection to your cheese peers and leaders through networking and events, and the support we can bring you and your business as our industry adjusts.

2020 Educational Webinars


Thank You to Our Mission Sponsors

These generous sponsors allow us to continuing providing resources and support to our members as they navigate through the effects of this pandemic on their businesses and careers. Learn more about becoming a sponsor.

American Cheese Education Foundation

Dairy Connection Inc   Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin