The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Completes Strategic Accretive Acquisition of the Remaining Interest in Hain Pure Protein Corporation Including 19% Interest in Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc.

| Source: The Hain Celestial Group

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company, will conduct a conference call to discuss its strategic acquisition of the remaining 51.3% of Hain Pure Protein Corporation that it did not already own on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 4:15 PM Eastern Time. The call will feature remarks by Hain Celestial's management team. The call is being webcast and can be accessed at Hain Celestial's website at under Investor Relations and subsequently through Audio Archives. 

About The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

The Hain Celestial Group (Nasdaq:HAIN), headquartered in Lake Success, NY, is a leading organic and natural products company in North America and Europe. Hain Celestial participates in many natural categories with well-known brands that include Celestial Seasonings®, Earth's Best®, Ella's Kitchen®, Terra®, Garden of Eatin'®, Sensible Portions®, Health Valley®, Arrowhead Mills®, MaraNatha®, SunSpire®, DeBoles®, Gluten Free Café™, Hain Pure Foods®, Spectrum®, Spectrum Essentials®, Walnut Acres Organic®, Imagine®, Almond Dream®, Rice Dream®, Soy Dream®, WestSoy®, The Greek Gods®, BluePrint®, FreeBird®, Plainville Farms®, Yves Veggie Cuisine®, Europe's Best®, Cully & Sully®, New Covent Garden Soup Co.®, Johnson's Juice Co.®, Farmhouse Fare®, Hartley's®, Sun-Pat®, Gale's®, Robertson's®, Frank Cooper's®, Linda McCartney®, Lima®, Danival®, GG UniqueFiber®, Natumi®, JASON®, Avalon Organics®, Alba Botanica® and Queen Helene®. Hain Celestial has been providing A Healthier Way of Life™ since 1993. For more information, visit

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