Food & Drink International - Winter 2017, Volume 2 - 47
The Hain Celestial Group Inc.
transform the food and personal care
industries. For example, in personal
care, Hain Celestial was one of the first
companies to offer facial sheet masks.
"I think we continue to bring innovative ideas to the table when it comes to
snacking and you will see more innovation coming for some of our nut butter
business," Tickle says. "We're always
looking for interesting ideas."
Innovation comes in many forms.
Hain Celestial is using social media
and the internet to educate customers
and help them understand how to use
its products. "It's also about how you
engage the consumer," Tickle says.
The company has partnered with celebrity chef and restaurateur Marcus
Samuelsson to host pop-up cooking
classes in Austin and San Francisco
using Spectrum Culinary Oils. "He's
helping us empower at-home chefs to
cook with confidence using a variety
of our oils," Tickle says. "Exposure to
global cuisine has inspired Millennials
and others to be more adventurous in
Hain Celestial is committed to implementing environmentally sound business practices and manufacturing processes and giving back. The company
supports organic farming, GMO labeling
and climate action.
Forging long-term relationships with
organic farmers to increase income security and supporting public policy initiatives that promote the expansion of
organic farming are some of the measures the company plans to use. In the
past, Hain Celestial has supported GMO
labeling legislation in relevant regions.
In the future, it plans to advocate for
legislation that tackles climate change
and builds a low carbon economy.
By the end of 2018, Hain plans to
donate 100 percent of its unused, safe
products to those in need. In addition,
by 2020, it plans to provide 10 million
meals globally and empower 1 million
people in impoverished communities
with nutrition education by 2025. Hain
has operations in North America, Europe and India.
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