The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. has reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. During the fourth quarter, the company recorded a company record of $583.8 million in net sales, a 26 percent increase compared to the same quarter in 2013. For the fiscal year, the company recorded net sales of $2.154 billion, a 24 percent increase compared to net sales of $1.735 billion in the prior year.
“We completed our fiscal year with record net sales by delivering solid performance across brands and geographies, and I am pleased with the results,” said Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hain Celestial. “Our US business continued to generate strong results as momentum for organic and natural products builds across various channels of distribution. Our UK business posted record sales with increased profit contribution and our Rest of World segment delivered high single digit sales growth.”
The company had strong brand contribution across various sales channels including Ella’s Kitchen®, Garden of Eatin®, Imagine®, The Greek Gods®, Sensible Portions®, Terra®, Westbrae®, Spectrum® and Alba Botanica® in North America and Gale’s®, Natumi®, Frank Cooper’s®, SunRipe®, Hartley’s®, Sun-Pat®, Linda McCartney®, and Cully & Sully® internationally. The growth in net sales also resulted from sales of the Tilda® and Rudi’s Organic Bakery® brands acquired earlier this year.