Becoming an American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional® is the highest certification a cheese professional can attain in the United States and Canada. Presently, there are 740 CCPs® who have passed the exam and attained this level of recognition within the cheese industry. Many of the individuals who want to become CCPs® find the expense of
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Like all cheese nerds, I subscribe to a lot of cheese newsletters. The only newsletter I read EVERY week is Janet Fletcher’s Planet Cheese*. For more than a decade Janet, who is a James Beard Award-Winning Writer, has been writing weekly articles about cheese. Along with her tasting notes, she shares each cheese’s story and history.
The most special day of my cheese career occurred in 2013 when I received an email congratulating me on passing the ACS CCP exam®. It followed the most terrifying day of my cheese career when I sat in Madison, Wisconsin to take the exam. No longer a young chick (but still feeling like one), it was