LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2018. The results contained herein are presented with the Hain Pure Protein operating segment being treated as a discontinued operation given the Company's previously announced decision to divest the business, which is expected to be completed during the first half of fiscal year 2019.
"We continued to execute on our global strategic objectives, with marketing investments in our core brands and incremental savings and productivity through Project Terra, although a number of cost and operational headwinds in the United States impacted our consolidated annual results," said Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hain Celestial. "Our top priorities in fiscal year 2019 are to return our United States business to growth and to generate increased profitability. We remain optimistic that the aggressive strategic changes and investments in our go-to-market strategy will fuel our future results and value for our stockholders."