Hain Celestial is the 12th Man of Big Game Snacking

Healthy snacks will be the big scorers this Sunday

Jan 30, 2014, 16:54 ET from The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Game watchers will endzone dance their way to healthier snacking on Sunday with The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:  HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company.  The special teams portfolio of organic, natural and non-GMO[1] snacks, including Garden of Eatin'®, Sensible Portions®, TERRA® and Bearitos®, scores points with fans.

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It is estimated that Americans will consume 20.8 million pounds of potato chips and 20.8 million pounds of tortilla chips during the big game, and as fans huddle around the chip bowl, they should be looking for healthier options. 

"Consumers are increasingly mindful of eating a healthy and nutritious diet, and we encourage them to call an audible and choose healthier snacks this weekend. We are proud to offer a range of delicious snacks for consumers to enjoy, whether they are cheering on Seattle or Denver this Sunday," said Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hain Celestial.

Hain Celestial Group offers a range of healthier snacking alternatives. Hain Celestial snacks are sure to lead to a touchdown of taste and flavor during the big game:

  • Garden of Eatin'®: The #1 tortilla chip made with organic and non-GMO ingredients and varieties that include Garden of Eatin'® Blue Corn Tortilla Chips, Garden of Eatin'® Yellow Corn Tortilla Chips and Garden of Eatin'® Mini White Corn Tortilla Rounds.  For more information, visit www.gardenofeatin.com or www.facebook.com/gardenofeatin.
  • Sensible Portions®: A leading better-for-you snack brand delivering a wholesome snacking experience including Pita Bites®, GardenVeggie Straws®, Garden Veggie Chips™, Potato Straws and Apple Straws.  For more information, visit www.sensibleportions.com or www.facebook.com/SensiblePortions.
  • TERRA®: Exotic Vegetable Chips that combine the beautiful colors and delicious flavors of the earth's own vegetables into a perfect crunchy snack. For more information, visit www.terrachips.com or www.facebook.com/TerraChips
  • Bearitos®: A wide variety of snacks, sauces and other foods that are delicious, made with organic and non-GMO ingredients.  For more information, visit www.bearitos.com.

For the 12-weeks ended January 18, 2014, Hain Celestial's snack brands grew a combined 19% as measured by Nielsen. 

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 Cafe, Hain Pure Foods®, Spectrum®, Spectrum Essentials®, Walnut Acres Organic®, Imagine®, Almond Dream®, Rice Dream®, Soy Dream®, WestSoy®, The Greek Gods®, BluePrint®, 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®, Tilda®, Akash Basmati®, Abu Shmagh®, JASON®, Avalon Organics®, Alba Botanica® and Queen Helene®. Hain Celestial has been providing A Healthier Way of Life since 1993. For more information, visit www.hain.com.

[1] Genetically modified organisms

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