Mission & Values

Vision Statement

ACS is the leader in promoting and supporting American cheeses.

Mission Statement

ACS provides the cheese industry with educational resources and networking opportunities, while encouraging the highest standards of cheesemaking focused on safety and sustainability.

Core Values


Support, promote, connect, and represent cheesemakers to the broader community and industry.


Create and provide access to resources, programs, and education for our evolving industry.


Commit to a holistic approach to sustainability ensuring long-term physical and financial viability, so members survive and thrive.