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Press Release

September 6, 2018
Contact: Cody Palubicki, 218-346-2067,

Darren Fujii Joins Tuffy’s Pet Foods as Chief Growth Officer

Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Perham, Minnesota, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Darren Fujii as their new Chief Growth Officer.

Darren received his MBA from Notre Dame and spent years consulting for several companies including Kelloggs, MGM Studios, McCormick and Company, Con Agra Foods, WW Grainger and Briggs & Stratton.

Darren has held progressive leadership positions from Vice President of Business Transformation at Con Agra Foods to Chief Information Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Isagenix International.

Most recently he was President of Natural Pet Partners (dba Pet Club) leading a turnaround for a 50 store independent pet retailer in AZ and CO.

Darren is aggressively leading targeted efforts to rapidly expand Tuffy’s digital marketing and social media engagement in a cooperative venture with retail partners.

Darren and his wife Katherine and their two children are in the process of relocating from the Phoenix, AZ area to Perham, MN where Tuffy’s is headquartered.

For more information on Tuffy’s Pet Foods, producers of NutriSource, Pure Vita and Natural Planet super premium pet foods please visit their website at