Hain Celestial

Lake Success, United Stateswww.hain.com
Invested through
  • Triodos Pioneer Impact Fund
  • Triodos Future Generations Fund
Asset ClassesListed equity
Impact strategyImpact Equities and Bonds
Bloomberg tickerHAIN US
ISIN codeUS4052171000
Industry groupFood, Beverage & Tobacco
Aligned with SDGs
  • Zero Hunger
  • Good health and well-being

Hain Celestial distributes and sells organic and natural products in over 80 countries. The company’s main market is the US (48% of revenue), followed by the UK (31%) and the rest of the world (21%). Hain’s product portfolio is very broad and includes grains, frozen foods, baby food, poultry, pasta, meat-alternatives/plant-based, nut butters, breads, rice, tea, desserts, fresh fruits and salads, soups, crackers, snacks and personal care products. Well-known brands of the company are Ella's Kitchen and Hain Pure foods. The company sells its products through specialty and natural food distributors, supermarkets, natural foods stores, mass-market and e-commerce retailers, food service channels and club, drug and convenience stores. Hain was founded in 1993.

Investment rationale

​​​​​​​By offering organic and natural products, using fair trade ingredients and by promoting good agricultural practices to preserve freshwater resources and deliver high-quality products, Hain a positive impact on society and environment. The company's products' are (among others) healthy for the heart, low calorie, low in fat, fat free, easy to digest, allergy friendly, antioxidant rich, good sources of protein, whole grains, non-GMO certified and less sodium.

In addition, its production is characterized by working directly with farmers to support sustainable and responsible agriculture. Hain is also committed to ensuring animal welfare, working with sustainable fisheries and its meat and poultry products are sourced with animal friendly practices. In personal care products, the company uses 100% vegetarian approved ingredients. The company also has dedicated brands for infant food, allowing children to eat organic and natural products from an early age.