About Us

The Company

MJ Puehse & Company (est. 2004) is a full-service sales and marketing agency specializing in selling ingredients to food, beverage, nutraceutical and feed manufacturers. Michael J. Puehse has more than 20 years experience with sales exceeding $140M.

Our clients are companies who wish to significantly increase sales into the North American market and abroad while reducing expenses. Simply stated, we will successfully introduce or expand your product line.


We are committed to our clients’ total success. To accomplish this, we only represent companies that can offer what we consider to be the 3 CSFs (Critical Success Factors): high-quality products, competitive pricing and excellent technical support.

MJ Puehse & Company is a cost-effective alternative to traditional sales channels. We deliver executive-level sales representation for less than the cost of employing an entry-level sales representative, yet with a higher level of focus and personal attention than a broker. Representing no more than 5 clients at any given time, let MJ Puehse & Company help take your company to the next level.



The Person

After more than 10 years of successfully selling and marketing products into the food, beverage, nutraceutical and feed industries for world-class companies, Michael Puehse formed the first full-service sales and marketing agency exclusively devoted to the aforementioned industries.


Michael’s sales career began upon graduation from California State University, Chico with a B.A. in Economics and minor in Business. He has held high level sales & marketing positions with the following world-class organizations:

  • Hills Brothers Coffee, San Francisco, CA
  • Nestle Company, Glendale, CA
  • Berghausen Corporation, Cincinnati, OH
  • D.D. Williamson & Co., Louisville, KY

MJ Puehse & Company was established to offer companies executive level sales representation at a fraction of the cost of salaried employees, but with more focus, better results and personal attention than brokers and distributors. By restricting the number of clients we represent to a maximum of five, each is ensured personalized and professional representation.

Mission statement is simple – Exceed Your Expectations!