LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading baby and toddler food company, Ella's Kitchen, has been named No. 22 in The Sunday Times' annual Best Companies To Work For in the small company category in the United Kingdom. The award recognizes the company's creative and innovative working style, inclusive work culture, environmental policies and wide-ranging staff facilities.
Ella's Kitchen was also gratified to be presented the Giving Something Back Award for excelling in giving back to society and the community. The company and brand received praise for its focus on sustainability through pioneering programmes such as Ella's Explorers, a program that enables school and nursery pupils to visit a market garden and working farm, which more than 5,000 children have attended since its inception in 2000.
Mark Cuddigan, Managing Director, Ella's Kitchen commented, "We're thrilled to have won this prestigious award and are delighted to have been recognized as a leading business when it comes to both giving back to the community and providing for our employees as we help improve children's lives through developing healthy relationships with food."
Irwin D. Simon, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hain Celestial said, "We pride ourselves on being a business that leads from the front and consistently acts as a force for good, and both these awards reflect the work of the dedicated staff at Ella's Kitchen and their commitment to driving the brand's mission forward."
Ella's Kitchen mission is to improve children's lives through developing healthy relationships with food. Set up in 2006 by Ella's Dad, Paul Lindley, the company prioritises health and nutritional value, but never at the expense of taste or convenience. Ella's Kitchen® strives to be good in every sense, offering healthy, handy and fun food that doesn't cost the earth. Visit www.ellaskitchen.co.uk or www.facebook.com/ellaskitchen.
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
The Hain Celestial Group (Nasdaq: HAIN), headquartered in Lake Success, NY, is a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe and India. 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®, Casbah®, Rudi's Organic Bakery®, Hain Pure Foods®, Spectrum®, Spectrum Essentials®, Imagine®, Almond Dream®, Rice Dream®, Soy Dream®, WestSoy®, The Greek Gods®, BluePrint®, FreeBird®, Plainville Farms®, Empire®, Kosher Valley®, 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®, Happy®, Joya®, Natumi®, GG UniqueFiber®, Tilda®, JASON®, Avalon Organics®, Alba Botanica®, Live Clean® and Queen Helene®. Hain Celestial has been providing A Healthier Way of Life™ since 1993. For more information, visit www.hain.com.
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SOURCE The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.