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Hain Celestial UK Recognized for its Positive Impact on the Environment

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Hain Celestial UK Recognized for its Positive Impact on the Environment06:14 EDT Wednesday, June 15, 2011Recognized by The Sunday Times Best Green Companies AwardMELVILLE, N.Y., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company providing consumers with "A Healthy Way of Life?", today announced the selection of Hain Celestial UK as a recipient of The Sunday Times Best Green Companies Award 2011.  This is the fourth year in a row the Company merited such distinction.  This year Hain Celestial UK ranked 20th in the national ranking with its positive high environmental impact.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050324/NYTH131 )"As a leader in the natural and organic industry, I am extremely proud of our dedicated workforce and their commitment to environmental practices in Luton, Fakenham and Manchester in the United Kingdom," said Irwin D. Simon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hain Celestial.  "We continue to promote "A Healthy Way of Life?" through the efforts of our Hain Celestial UK team, which has earned us this recognition."Hain Celestial UK produces and sells natural and organic products including Daily Bread? branded fresh prepared foods and Linda McCartney® frozen meat-free products and sells Hain Celestial's global brands -- Celestial Seasonings® tea, Terra Chips® and Rice Dream® non-dairy beverages. "We are a growing company today with Hain Celestial's product offerings in numerous retailers including Asda, Morrisons, Iceland, Sainsbury's and Tesco, and we appreciate the support of our business partners, consumers and employees," concluded Irwin Simon. The Hain Celestial GroupThe Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ: HAIN), headquartered in Melville, NY, is a leading natural and organic products company in North America and Europe. Hain Celestial participates in many natural categories with well-known brands that include Celestial Seasonings®, Earth's Best®, Terra®, Garden of Eatin'®, Sensible Portions®, Health Valley®, Arrowhead Mills®, MaraNatha®, SunSpire®, DeBoles®, Gluten Free Cafe?, Hain Pure Foods®, Hollywood®, Spectrum Naturals®, Spectrum Essentials®, Walnut Acres Organic®, Imagine®, Almond Dream®, Rice Dream®, Soy Dream®, WestSoy®, The Greek Gods®, Ethnic Gourmet®, Yves Veggie Cuisine®, Granose®, Realeat®, Linda McCartney®, Daily Bread?, Lima®, Danival®, GG UniqueFiber?,Grains Noirs®, Natumi®, JASON®, Zia® Natural Skincare, Avalon Organics®, Alba Botanica®, Queen Helene®, Earth's Best TenderCare® and Martha Stewart Clean?.  Hain Celestial has been providing "A Healthy Way of Life?" since 1993.  For more information, visit www.hain-celestial.com. SOURCE The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.For further information: Mary Anthes, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., +1-631-730-2200