Hain Celestial's Natural and Organic Foods Fuel the Taste for the Vancouver
2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games


    
    Hain Celestial Canada is the First-Ever Official Supplier of Natural and
    Organic Grocery Products at the 2010 Winter Games




    
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<p>MELVILLE, N.Y., <span class="xn-chron">Feb. 17</span> /CNW/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:   HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company in <span class="xn-location">North America</span> and <span class="xn-location">Europe</span> providing consumers with A Healthy Way of Life(TM) today announced that <span class="xn-location">Vancouver</span> 2010 is the first-ever Olympic Games to feature a distinctly organic flavor.  Hain Celestial <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>, the Official Supplier of natural and organic products for the 2010 Winter Games is proudly offering spectators healthy alternatives at all venue concessions.  With natural salty snacks from Terra Chips® to Yves Veggie Cuisine® vegetarian hot dogs and chili, Hain Celestial is pleased to provide nutritious choices for all Olympic athletes and fans.</p>
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<p>"As a born Canadian, I'm proud that Hain Celestial <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> operates in the <span class="xn-location">Vancouver</span> community.  We're proud to be involved with an iconic sporting event that complements our values and brings worldwide attention to this great province and to <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>," said Irwin D. Simon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hain Celestial.</p>
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<p>Hain Celestial <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> -- known for popular healthy foods such as Yves Veggie Cuisine®, Terra Chips®, Garden of Eatin'®, and Imagine® organic soups -- has exclusive Official Supplier sponsorship rights in the natural and organic packaged grocery products category for the 2010 Winter Games.</p>
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<p>"Two years ago when we made our decision to sponsor the Olympics, I could never have imaged the success of the Olympic games in <span class="xn-location">Vancouver</span> and the continued awareness of healthful eating as we've seen at the concessions," commented Irwin D. Simon.  "We are dedicated to the spirit of the Games and providing A Healthy Way of Life(TM); and are very proud to showcase healthy, sustainable living at the <span class="xn-location">Vancouver</span> 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games through Hain Celestial Canada's natural and organic products. Having visited many concessions during my Olympic trip, it was with great pride that I watched the spectators make the healthy choice choosing our Terra Chips and Yves Veggie Cuisine veggie dogs while cheering on all the athletes!"</p>
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<p>Hain Celestial <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> is experiencing great success at the venue concessions with an increased demand for Terra Chips, Yves Veggie Cuisine veggie dogs and Garden of Eatin' nacho chips.  With an increased demand for nutritious, healthy alternatives it is no surprise that spectators are choosing to go natural in their food choices.</p>
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    The Hain Celestial Group

    
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<p>The Hain Celestial Group (Nasdaq:   HAIN), headquartered in Melville, NY, is a leading natural and organic products company in <span class="xn-location">North America</span> and <span class="xn-location">Europe</span>. Hain Celestial participates in many natural categories with well-known brands that include Celestial Seasonings®, Terra®, Garden of Eatin'®, Health Valley®, WestSoy®, Earth's Best®, Arrowhead Mills®, MaraNatha®, SunSpire®, DeBoles®, Gluten Free Café(TM), Hain Pure Foods®, Hollywood®, Spectrum Naturals®, Spectrum Essentials®, Walnut Acres Organic®, Imagine®, Rice Dream®, Soy Dream®, Rosetto®, Ethnic Gourmet®, Yves Veggie Cuisine®, Granose®, Realeat®, Linda McCartney®, Daily Bread(TM), Lima®, Grains Noirs®, Natumi®, JASON®, Zia® Natural Skincare, Avalon Organics®, Alba Botanica®, Queen Helene®, Tushies®, TenderCare® and <span class="xn-person">Martha Stewart</span> Clean(TM). Hain Celestial has been providing "A Healthy Way of Life(TM)" since 1993.  For more information, visit <a href="http://www.hain-celestial.com">www.hain-celestial.com</a>.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Mary Anthes, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., +1-631-730-2200 Web Site: http://www.hain-celestial.com

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