Food & Drink International - Winter 2017, Volume 2 - 45
The Hain Celestial Group Inc.
Demand for Hain Celestial's organic and natural products is driving
company growth. By Kat Zeman
>> Hain Celestial sells more than 2,000 different products under 30 brands, which range from teas, baby food and soups to shampoos and other self-care products.
here other businesses saw fads, Hain Celestial saw the future. The
company recognized a need for organic and natural products
before the movement became mainstream.
Today, eating healthier and taking care of one's body is becoming more important to an increasing amount of people. The trend is evident
in sales revenue reported by companies like Hain Celestial that sell organic foods and products.
The Lake Success, N.Y.-based Hain Celestial says
The Hain Celestial
has one true purpose and passion - to create and
inspire a healthier way of life. A leading marketer, manuHeadquarters: Lake Success, N.Y.
Gary Tickle, CEO Hain Celestial
facturer and seller of organic and natural "better-for-you"
North America: "People not
products, Hain Celestial has grown by leaps and bounds
only care what they put into their
bodies but what they put on
since its inception in 1993 when its annual net sales were
less than $4 million.
This year, Hain Celestial raked in
almost $3 billion in net sales with
the United States alone selling $1.2
billion. The company says that the
movement towards leading healthier
lives started with the Baby Boomer
generation. Now the Millennials are
furthering that trend, expected to
become the largest buyers of natural
and organic products. However, the
movement is picking up speed with
other age groups as well. "More consumers are interested in eating better
and it's not just the Millennial," CEO
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