American Cheese Society

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Each October, American Cheese Society 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.

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Located along the back wall of the Main Hall between islands T and U.

About ACS

The 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. Learn more at

2015 Cheese List

Arthur Schuman Inc. (Wisconsin)

  • Cello Riserva Asiago
  • Cella Riserva Copper Kettle Parmesan
  • Cello Whisps
  • Montfort Gorgonzola

Beehive Cheese Company (Utah)

  • Barely Buzzed
  • Promontory
  • TeaHive

BelGioioso Cheese Inc. (Wisconsin)

  • BelGioioso American Grana
  • BelGioioso Black Truffle Burrata
  • BelGioioso Extra Sharp Provolone

Bellwether Farms (California)

  • Carmody
  • Ricotta

Capriole, Inc. (Indiana)

  • Old Kentucky Tomme
  • Sofia

Caves of Faribault (Minnesota)

  • Blues & Brews Beer-Soaked Blue Cheese
  • Pete’s Select Blue Cheese
  • Mary’s Grass-fed Gouda

Cellars at Jasper Hill (Vermont)

  • Alpha Toman
  • Cabot Clothbound Cheddar

Cowgirl Creamery (California)

  • Wagon Wheel

Cypress Grove Chevre (California)

  • Bermuda Triangle
  • Humboldt Fog Mini
  • Purple Haze
  • Pepper

Emmi Roth USA (Wisconsin)

  • GranQueso Reserve
  • Roth’s Private Reserve

Firefly Farms (Maryland)

  • Black & Blue

Fiscalini Farmstead Cheese (California)

  • Hopscotch Cheddar
  • Lionza
  • Smoked Cheddar

Green Dirt Farm (Missouri)

  • Fresh Flavored Cheese
  • Wooly Rind

Holland’s Family Cheese (Wisconsin)

  • Marieke’s Foenegreek Gouda

Jacobs and Brichford Farmstead Cheese (Indiana)

  • Adair
  • Ameribella
  • Everton

Lactalis Deli (Wisconsin)

  • President 3 Kilo Triple Crème Brie

Litehouse Foods (Idaho)

  • Blue Cheese
  • Gorgonzola Cheese

Meadowood Farms (New York)

  • Lorenzo
  • Rippleton
  • Strawbridge

Montchevre (Wisconsin)

  • Flavored Chevre Logs
  • Bucheron
  • Cheddar
  • Chevre in Blue

Mozzarella Company (Texas)

  • Caciotta

Old Chatham Sheepherding Company (New York)

  • Kinderhook Creek
  • Mini Kinderhook Creek

Pine River Pre-Pack (Wisconsin)

  • Assorted spreads (Asiago, Dairy Fudge, Garlic, Ghost Pepper, Habanero, Horseradish, Pepper Jack, Port Wine, Sharp Cheddar, Spicy Beer)

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. (California)

  • Original Blue

Rogue Creamery (Oregon)

  • 1 Year Cheddar
  • Morimoto Soba Ale Cheddar
  • Smokey Blue

Rumiano Cheese (California)

  • Dry Jack

Sartori Company (Wisconsin)

  • Sartori® Reserve Merlot BellaVitano®
  • Sartori® Reserve Rosemary & Olive Oil Asiago
  • Sartori® Reserve SarVecchio® Parmesan

Sierra Nevada Cheese Company (California)

  • Bella Capra Smoked Goat Cheese
  • Sierra Habanero Jack

Spring Brook Farm/Farms for City Kids Foundation (Vermont)

  • Reading
  • Tarentaise

Springside Cheese (Wisconsin)

  • Cheddar Cheese Curds
  • Krakow
  • Pueblo Green Chile Monterey Jack