Junior's Letters

December 2020

December 2020

Wow, what a year it’s been.  December is a natural time to reflect, look back and think about all we’ve accomplished at Milton Creamery over the past 365 days.  It’s hard not to highlight all the challenges vs. successes but we’re still here, and that’s something pretty incredible for our small family-owned business.  What’s exciting is that we appear to be on the brink of a return to normalcy, and we have a lot to celebrate in 2021 as we will be making cheese for 15 years this May. Before we get to that momentous occasion, let me recap 2020...

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November 2020

November 2020

I hope everyone well and safe during these unprecedented times. Thanksgiving is upon us and it’s a natural time for reflection with only a few short weeks left in 2020.  It’s the 4th quarter of the year, a time where most companies push their marketing message louder than ever before and sales teams are trying to hit their revenue goals.   You might see Milton Creamery doing the same, whether it’s a demo in store or an extra email in your inbox. But right now, we’d like to take a brief pause and do something that we believe all companies, both large...

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October 2020

October 2020

Most owners heading into the holidays wouldn’t dare “hit the road” to go help someone else’s business get off the ground.  But when you are a Musser, it’s in your DNA. 

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September 2020

September 2020

“It’s the Midwest, and at Milton Creamery a handshake is much more valuable than a contract,” I told the farmer whose bulk milk tank we recalibrated last week.  Technically, we owed him money for the past two years due to inaccurate milk measurements which was a surprise to both of us.  With that being said, we are happy to cut him a check to make everything right.  If you’re not sure what calibrating a milk tank involves, here’s the gist.  Milk is stored on dairy farms in large round tanks.  We use a measuring stick that is inserted into the...

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