SOURCE: NASDAQ

June 17, 2005 10:30 ET

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. [HAIN] President and Chief Executive Officer to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Hain Celestial Welcomes Summer With a Healthy Way of Life™ and New Products

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 17, 2005 --


What:

Irwin D. Simon, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAIN) a leading natural and organic company, will preside over the Opening Bell to welcome Summer with A Healthy Way of Life™ and Hain Celestial's new products including -- Terra Chips® Sweets & Beets; Celestial Seasonings® Blueberry Ice Cool Brew Iced Tea and Tea Dreams™ non-dairy frozen desserts, Health Valley® Xtreme Fun for Kids organic cereal and crackers, HeartWise™ bars and FiberWise™ cereal; Hain Pure Foods® refrigerated prepared meat entrees and European Recipes frozen vegetable medleys; Ethnic Gourmet® Taste of Italy and Taste of Santa Fe frozen dishes; Earth's Best® Baby Body Care organic products including Sunblock, Jason® Sunbrellas® Sun Care and Zia® Natural Skincare self-tanning and sun screen products -- all natural and organic products.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, June 20th, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. EDT

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Mary Celeste Anthes
    Vice President
    Investor Relations
    631.730.2460
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220