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!

Check Out What’s New and Upcoming

2020 Educational Webinars

  • Coping with COVID Live Q&A – August 14
  • Cheese Science with Pat – August 13
  • Learning How to Set Up Your Virtual Business – August 27
  • and more! View and register for all upcoming ACS webinars.

2020 State of the U.S. Artisan/Specialty Cheese Industry – Biennial Survey Open Until August 9

The biennial study focuses on gaining an understanding of the current state of the U.S. artisan, farmstead, and specialty cheese industry. Take the survey now or learn more about this and previous surveys.


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