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Ultramarathon Man Dean Karnazes To Represent The Greek Gods® Greek-Style Yogurt In Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon

Monday, June 18, 2012

Ultramarathon Man Dean Karnazes To Represent The Greek Gods® Greek-Style Yogurt In Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon09:00 EDT Monday, June 18, 2012Karnazes to run Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon Sporting The Greek Gods® Greek-Style Yogurt AttireMELVILLE, N.Y., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Though not in a toga, Ultramarathon Man Dean Karnazes will be representing The Greek Gods® Greek-Style Yogurt at the upcoming Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon on June 23rd.  The Greek Gods® Greek-Style Yogurt has been a part of his pre-race meal of choice long before he was a spokesman for the brand.  He prefers The Greek Gods® Greek-Style Yogurt as it makes an ideal nutrient dense pre-workout snack leaving him feeling satisfied. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050324/NYTH131 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/NY48033LOGO-b )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/NY48033-a )"We have had such an overwhelmingly positive response to previous running events in which Dean has represented us, and we are looking forward to another fantastic event in Seattle," said Basel Nassar, Chief Operating Officer of the Hain Refrigerated Foods Division. Karnazes will also be appearing at the Health & Wellness EXPO at Century Field on Friday June 22 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Attendees can sample The Greek Gods® Greek-Style Yogurt at Booth 303.  In addition, he will be holding a book signing at Metropolitan Market from 5 to 6 pm at 100 Mercer Street in Seattle.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 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. *NO SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE HAS BEEN SHOWN BETWEEN MILK DERIVED FROM rBST TREATED AND NON-rBST TREATED COWS.The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (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®, Cully & Sully®, 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, colleen@greekgodsyogurt.com or colleen.odonnell@hain-celestial.com, Office: +1-925-849-4361