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Hain Celestial is an international food company. Founded by Irwin D. Simon in 1993, Hain Celestial is a public company, listed on the NASDAQ as HAIN. The head office for Hain Celestial is located in Lake Success in New York state, USA.

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Comment: Hain looks outside to strengthen

Hain Celestial has grown rapidly to become one of the largest companies in perhaps the most attractive segments of the US food sector. Howev...

Hain accounting issue rounds off problem year

Shares in Hain Celestial nose-dived yesterday (16 August) as Wall Street responded to a surprise announcement on Monday late afternoon US ti...

Hannah Abdulla | 5 May 2016

Despite Hain Celestial lowering the top end of its forecasts for annual net sales and earnings yesterday (4 May), the US group earned praise from Wall Street for the steps it is taking to cut costs and zero-in on health and wellness trends in the US. On an investor call, Hain Celestial's management team talked at length about what it is taking to position itself for future growth. Hannah Abdulla reports.

Dean Best | 2 Feb 2016

Irwin Simon, the founder, president and CEO of Hain Celestial, often comes across as one of the more forthright chief executives in the US food industry, with a firm belief in his company and its prospects. With Hain Celestial's domestic business facing challenges and investor scrutiny intensifying, Simon this week set out how the company will improve its performance in the US and why he believes the group can thrive amid increasing competition - but there were signs he acknowledges the need to adapt to meet the challenge.

Katy Askew | 13 Jan 2016

Hain Celestial has been a chief beneficiary of the growth in the US natural and organic food categories. However, with sales under pressure, can the company compete against the larger food manufacturers eyeing growth in the sectors? Katy Askew investigates. 

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John Shepherd | 13 Apr 2017

US-based natural food maker Hain Celestial has announced the launch of a joint venture aimed at "reviving" its non-core Rosetto brand of frozen Italian foods.

Katy Askew | 7 Mar 2017

Hain Celestial has again missed a deadline to file its financial reports with the US Securities and Exchange Commission with the US group warned if it fails to comply in a "timely" manner its shares could be delisted. 

Dean Best | 16 Feb 2017

Hain Celestial, the US-based group with UK assets including soup brand New Covent Garden Co., has moved to buy another soup maker in the country, Yorkshire Provender.

Katy Askew | 13 Feb 2017

Hain Celestial, the US natural and organic food maker, has again missed a deadline to file its quarterly results, prompting the US Securities and Exchange Commission to launch an investigation into the group. 

Katy Askew | 20 Jan 2017

US natural food maker Hain Celestial has entered into a joint venture to expand its brands in the Indian market with Future Consumer Ltd (FCL), the consumer products division of Indian conglomerate Future Group. 

Katy Askew | 8 Dec 2016

Hain Celestial, the US food group, has appointed Nestle executive Gary Tickle as chief operating officer of its domestic business amid a number of senior changes at the business.

John Shepherd | 17 Nov 2016

Hain Celestial has said an independent review into concessions to distributors in the US has "found no evidence of intentional wrongdoing in connection with the company's financial statements".

Katy Askew | 7 Nov 2016

US natural and organic food group Hain Celestial has been granted an extension to file financial reports with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. 

Dean Best | 29 Sep 2016

Hain Celestial has earned the certification of the Non-GMO Project for its range of non-dairy Dream yogurts in the US.

John Shepherd | 15 Sep 2016

Hain Celestial has launched a Chocolate Greek-style yogurt under its The Greek Gods brand.

Katy Askew | 5 Sep 2016

Hain Celestial has been warned it could be de-listed from the Nasdaq stock market over the US group's failure to file its annual report for the fiscal year ended 30 June.

Dean Best | 16 Aug 2016

Hain Celestial, the US group behind brands including Tilda rice and Ella's Kitchen baby food, has pushed back the publication of its annual results, with the company reviewing the payment of concessions to distributors in the US.

Katy Askew | 14 Jul 2016

Hain Daniels, the UK arm of Hain Celestial, has revealed it will close a manufacturing facility in Luton as it rationalises its UK production footprint following the acquisition of Orchard House Foods.

Dean Best | 17 May 2016

Hain Celestial has been asked to look again at its move to buy UK food and beverage group Orchard House Foods by the country's competition watchdog due to fears the deal will hit competition in fruit juices.

Hannah Abdulla | 4 May 2016

Hain Celestial said today (4 May) it plans to sell off brands that "no longer fit into its core strategy", while announcing the launch of Cultivate Ventures, a unit for fresh investments.

Dean Best | 4 May 2016

Hain Celestial today (4 May) lowered the top end of its forecasts for net sales and earnings per share as the US food group tightened its predictions for its top and bottom lines.

Katy Askew | 18 Mar 2016

The UK competition watchdog, the Competition and Markets Authority, has launched an investigation into the impact Hain Celestial's acquisition of Orchard House Foods will have on competition in the market.

Hannah Abdulla | 1 Mar 2016

Hain Celestial has added a non-fat yoghurt with chia seeds to its The Greek Gods range in the US.

Katy Askew | 16 Feb 2016

Hain Celestial has unveiled a new brand identity for its US poultry business, Plainville Farms. 

Katy Askew | 2 Feb 2016

Hain Celestial has booked improved second-quarter sales and earnings, boosted by the performance of its international and protein units. 

Hannah Abdulla | 27 Jan 2016

Hain Celestial has launched of a line of organic breads aimed at children under its Rudi's Organic brand in the US.

Dean Best | 15 Jan 2016

Diamond Foods, itself set to be sold to US snacks group Snyder's-Lance, this week took a stake in UK popcorn maker Metcalfe's Skinny. Our M&A pages featured a number of deals, including the move for Chinese dairy group Ambrosia by Irish co-op Ornua. At the ICR investment conference in Florida, the new owner of Green Giant, B&G Foods, said it was interested in more acquisitions in the frozen food sector, while Hain Celestial told delegates it could withstand greater competition in the US natural and organic sectors.

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Dean Best | 13 Mar 2017

Hain Celestial, under the scrutiny of the investment community in recent months and facing some challenges in its domestic market, has announced another shuffling of its management pack.

Dean Best | 23 Sep 2016

The UK's competition regulator has given the all-clear to Hain Celestial's bid to buy UK food and beverage group Orchard House Foods, nine months after the US group announced the deal.

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