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The Greek Gods® Brand Greek-Style Yogurt Video Contest

Monday, February 27, 2012

The Greek Gods® Brand Greek-Style Yogurt Video Contest12:00 EST Monday, February 27, 2012Consumers of The Greek Gods® Brand Greek-Style Yogurt are challenged to show off their culinary creativity & athletic skill.MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt recently launched a recipe and video contest inspired by their spokesman, Ultramarathon Man, Dean Karnazes. Consumers are challenged to create a two-minute video showcasing The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt as part of a pre- or post-workout snack and then highlight the health benefits using footage of their workout routine or athletic challenges.  The first place winner will receive a check for $2,500, a signed copy of Dean Karnazes's book "Run! 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss"; video featured on The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt website, blog and Facebook page; and The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt coupons with a value of up to $100. Second place is a check for $1,000, a signed copy of Dean Karnazes's book "Run! 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss", and an honorable mention on the The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt website, blog and Facebook page; and The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt coupons with a value of up to $100. Third place is a check for $500, a signed copy of Dean Karnazes's book "Run! 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss" and The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt coupons with a value of up to $100.  (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/NY48033LOGO-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/NY48033-a ) (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050324/NYTH131 ) For Karnazes, The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt is part of his pre-race meal of choice. Not only does he find the flavor superb, he prefers The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt over other yogurts as it makes an ideal nutrient dense pre-workout snack leaving him feeling satisfied and ready to take on his next challenge. A video of Dean in various running locales along with official contest details and official rules can be found on the website www.greekgodsyogurt.com. The contest launched on February 17, 2012 and will continue through April 17, 2012. The Greek Gods® is a brand of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company in North America and Europe providing consumers with A Healthy Way of Life?.About The Greek Gods® Brand Greek-Style YogurtThe Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt is a brand of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company in North America and Europe providing consumers with A Healthy Way of Life?. The Greek Gods® brand authentic natural Greek-style yogurt, is gluten-free and contains live and active cultures. Plus, The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt is made with milk from cows that are not treated with growth hormones. Experience the Myth® with The Greek Gods® brand Greek-Style Yogurt full-flavored products available in 6-ounce individual packages and 24-ounce family packs including Plain and Non-Fat Plain, Fig, Honey, Pomegranate, Honey Vanilla, Honey Blueberry, Honey Strawberry and Reduced Fat Vanilla, Cinnamon and Orange. For more information, visit www.greekgodsyogurt.com.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®, Europe's Best®, New Covent Garden Soup Co.®, Johnson's Juice Co.®, Farmhouse Fare®, 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: Colleen O'Donnell, +1-925-849-4361, colleen@greekgodsyogurt.com, colleen.odonnell@hain-celestial.com