The Melville, NY-based natural and organic food producer Hain Celestial Group yesterday [Thursday] posted operating earnings of US$0.11 per share for its Q4 2002, ended 30 June, up from US$0.08 per share year on year and excluding restructuring and one-time items. Including these costs, Hain Celestial had a net loss of US$12.8m, or US$0.38 per share. In the prior year quarter, the company earned US$2.7m, or US$0.08 per share.