Tuffy's Pet Food

Perham, Minnesota ( August 5, 2019 ) - Tuffy’s Pet Foods announced today, on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 at 10:00 am they will host a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on its new 170,000 sq. ft. pet treat facility in Delano, MN. Among those scheduled to participate are Delano city leaders including Mayor Dale J. Graunke along with executives from Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Founding Fathers Pet Treats and building contractor CRB. Representatives from the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and Pinky Swear Foundation will also be in attendance. Scheduled to open in November of 2020, this spectacular new distribution facility is expected to generate 150 new jobs.


  • What: Tuffy’s Pet Foods & City of Delano Ground Breaking Media Event
  • When: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: 141 McKinley Parkway Delano, MN 55328
  • Why: Project Partners Celebrate New Delano Development & Local Job Opportunities


Tuffy's Pet Foods, Inc. manufactures dry and moist dog and cat food and treats. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Perham, Minnesota. In 2015, the company expanded with a new $70 million, 130,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. Tuffy’s is family-owned and operated — and has been since it was founded in 1964. The company’s other brands include NutriSource, PureVita and Natural Planet. Tuffy's Pet Foods, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of KLN Enterprises, Inc. For more Information about this ground breaking event or Tuffy’s Pet Foods contact Darren Fujii 218.347.3235.

More from this section

Executive Express, located at 3507 Dakota Street, will host the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s August Off the Clock event on Thursday, August 22 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The second installment of the annual Downtown Wine, Ale & Art Crawl will be Friday, August 16 5p-8p. Eighteen downtown locations will open their doors to feature beverage tastings, food pairings and local artists during this event, which will have a charcuterie board theme. The $15 ticke…

What is climate change? How does it impact us now and in the future? Get answers to these questions and more at the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s Noontime Knowledge luncheon on Monday, August 19 from 12-1 pm at Broadway Ballroom.

(Alexandria, MN) It won’t be long before kids are back in school…..and that typically means a number of people heading to the malls to make some purchases.  In the absence of a couple of larger clothing stores, the Viking Plaza Mall is trying to rebound its vitality in West-Central Minnesota.