American Cheese Society

American Cheese Society

American Cheese SocietyThe American Cheese Society (ACS) is the leading organization supporting the understanding, appreciation and promotion of American artisan, farmstead and specialty cheeses. ACS provides advocacy, education, business development and networking opportunities for cheesemakers, enthusiasts and the extended industry.

Each October, ACS organizes American Cheese Month—a nationwide celebration of America’s delicious and diverse cheeses, and the farmers, cheesemakers, retailers and chefs who bring them to your table. Learn more about ACS and American Cheese Month, and sample cheeses from American artisan producers, at the ACS tasting area at GABF. Learn more at

2013 Cheese List

Avalanche Cheese Company (Colorado): Midnight Blue

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese (New York and Washington): Flagship

Carr Valley Cheese (Wisconsin): Apple Smoked Cheddar

Caves of Faribault (Minnesota): St. Pete’s Select Blue Cheese, Jeff’s Select Blue Cheese, Blues & Brews

Cellars at Jasper Hill (Vermont): Moses Sleeper, Bayley Hazen Blue, von Trapp Oma

Consider Bardwell Farm (Vermont): Pawlet, Rupert

Cypress Grove Chevre (California): Humboldt Fog, Truffle Tremor

Di Bruno Brothers (Pennsylvania): Abruzze Spread, Roasted Garlic & Herb Spread, Gorgonzola Spread

Emmi Roth USA (Wisconsin): Grand Cru, GranQueso

Face Rock Creamery (Oregon): Vampire Slayer Cheese Curds, Aged Cheddar, In Your Face 3 Pepper Cheddar

Harmony Specialty Dairy Foods (Wisconsin): Nut Brown Ale Caerphilly

Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy (Colorado): Sunlight, Queso de Mano

Jacobs and Brichford Farmstead Cheese (Indiana): Everton, Briana, Arabella

Karoun Dairies (California): Yanni Grilling Cheese

Kraft Foods (Wisconsin): Aged Reserve Cheddar, Sharp Cheddar

Laura Chenel’s Chevre (California): Melodie

Marin French Cheese Company (California): Camembert

Meadowood Farms (New York): Rippleton

MontChevre (Wisconsin): Chevre in Blue, Bucheron

Mozzarella Company (Texas): Black Pepper and Roasted Garlic Caciotta

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. (California): Original Blue

Rogue Creamery (Oregon): Chocolate Stout Cheddar, Morimoto Soba Ale Cheddar

Sartori Company (Wisconsin): SarVecchio Parmesan, Balsamic BellaVitano, Espresso BellaVitano

Scott’s of Wisconsin (Wisconsin): Sharp Cheddar Cold Pack

Springside Cheese (Wisconsin): Cheese Curds

Teton Valley Creamery (Idaho): Haystack, Sapphire, Blue

The Artisan Cheese Exchange (Wisconsin): Deer Creek 7 Year Proprietor’s Grand Reserve, Deer Creek “The Fawn”

Uplands Cheese (Wisconsin): Pleasant Ridge Reserve

Valley Ford Cheese Company (California): Highway 1 Fontina, Estero Gold Montasio, Estero Gold Reserve Montasio

Vermont Creamery (Vermont): Coupole, Maple Sea Salt Butter, Bonne Bouche

Yellow House Cheese (Ohio): Yellow House Blue