Dr. Frank Kosikowski of Cornell University has founded The American Cheese Society in 1983 as a popular national society for appreciation of cheese and for farm and home cheesemaking.
With 150 attendees the first annual conference of ACS was held at Cornell in 1983, comprised cheesemakers of small-scale/home, merchants, academics and people interested in cheese. An elected panel of officers and a Constitution with Bylaws were implemented at that first meeting, setting the basis for future development. At present, ACS holds 1700 members throughout the industry.
From modest early stages and directed by a revelation that American Cheese could significance a cheese community can be shaped as hundreds of devoted and fervent persons have combined to fashion a lively and prosperous Society composed to continue to drive the limits in the upcoming years. ACS is the frontrunner in endorsing and supporting American cheeses. ACS offers the cheese society with educational capitals and interacting prospects, while inspiring the uppermost ideals of cheesemaking concentrated on its safety and sustainability.Read More»