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!

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Save the DateSave the date for the first ever ACS virtual conference, July 23-25.

This conference experience will be full of valuable educational and networking events and opportunities. We look forward to gathering with you this summer over the course of this two-and-a-half-day series of offerings, so mark your calendars now! More information will be posted here soon.