Calif. dairy steals the show on ‘Undercover Boss’

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click image to zoomUndercover BossUndercover BossKleinberger (L) stands with worker Francisco as they watch the calf they just helped deliver. Amit Kleinberger, CEO of Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, had an up-close and personal encounter on a recent episode of “Undercover Boss.”

A disguised Kleinberger was sent to Scott Brothers Dairy, a 1,000-head dairy in Moreno Valley, Calif.  The dairy provides milk used in Menchie’s frozen yogurt products.

Co-owner Brad Scott used the opportunity to promote not only his operation, but the entire dairy industry. His segment, though short, was a public showcase of what dairy farmers do to feed the country and world.

Kleinberger shadowed Francisco, one of the dairy’s herdsmen, and experienced many aspects of dairy farming, including delivering a calf.

“I’m pretty inspired by now,” Kleinberger said as his day on the dairy came to a close. “The world needs more Franciscos. I can’t be more proud to know that the milk we use comes from the hands of Francisco.”

A clip of Kleinberger’s visit to the farm can be seen above or click here to see it on YouTube.

Kleinberger later sent Francisco and his family on a paid cruise vacation and a $30,000 cash gift for giving Kleinberger what he called the "highlight" of his week.



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Rudi Spruit    
Ontario Canada  |  December, 03, 2013 at 03:19 PM

WOW what an awesome promotion for dairy farming, really well done, this is exactly what the dairy industry needs more of and i really appreciate Scott Brothers Dairy, taking the time and effort and showing the actual side of dairy farming, Fransico did an amazing job and a lot of farmers can learn from this! That last part of what Amit said about how Fransico can take way better care of Alan then Amit could really is the cherry on the cake, it really showed that farmer do care and know what they are doing! Thank you Fransico, Scott Brothers Dairy, and Undercover boss for giving the industry this opportunity.

Da Muller    
IL  |  January, 29, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Unfortunately, the rest of the story was left out. Since this is a dairy farm and the calf was male, he more than likely was destined to become veal. Which means he was taken away from his mother, placed in a pen, fed a diet that makes him sick--makes him anemic--and slaughtered while still a baby. The mother mourned the loss of her baby. But, hey, humans need to have their wants and addictions satisfied: milk, ice cream, yogurt, cheese, butter, etc. Never mind that milk is a human-species inappropriate product, and a lot of suffering and death has to happen to produce it. What is happening to human health because of human's callus, selfish, greedy, me, myself, and I arrogance, I call the animals's revenge. Humans are the most dangerous predators on earth. They want what they want no matter the cost.

Da Muller    
IL  |  January, 29, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Unfortunately, the rest of the story was left out. Since this is a dairy farm and the calf was male, he more than likely was destined to become veal. Which means he was taken away from his mother, placed in a pen, fed a diet that makes him sick--makes him anemic--and slaughtered while still a baby. The mother mourned the loss of her baby. But, hey, humans need to have their wants and addictions satisfied: milk, ice cream, yogurt, cheese, butter, etc. Never mind that milk is a human-species inappropriate product, and a lot of suffering and death has to happen to produce it. What is happening to human health because of human's callus, selfish, greedy, me, myself, and I arrogance, I call the animals's revenge. Humans are the most dangerous predators on earth. They want what they want no matter the cost.

johnny    
Napa Ca.  |  February, 05, 2014 at 09:36 PM

In an industry that strives to feed a nation some sacrifices need to be made, how courage's of a young farmer to make such a decision. One should not criticize the way someone handles there business, if you believe there are alternative ways to feed a total of 300 million people let me know. As it is right now we can not meet the demands the population is calling for in terms of sustainability, it is said that in 2050 we are going to have to feed a population consisting of 9 billion people in our nation. Don't tear our industry down because you are insecure of your own industry.

y    
dc  |  March, 10, 2014 at 01:29 PM

Yes, the miracle of birth is very nice. But the nation must have it's veal for it's survival. There is no distinction between needs and wants when it comes to filling our gullets. And vegans are not real people.


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