US natural and organic foods maker Hain Celestial has posted a profit in the fourth quarter, compared to a year-earlier loss, helped by a rise in sales. The Melville, New York-based company reported earnings of US$6.8m, or 19 cents a share, for the quarter to 30 June, compared with a net loss of $12.8m, or 38 cents a share, including restructuring costs, in the year-ago period. The result met analysts' average estimate, reported Reuters.