Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 17, 2003

                                  HAUSER, INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

           Delaware                    0-17174               84-0926801
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       (State or other            (Commission File          (IRS Employer
         jurisdiction                  Number)              Identification
      of incorporation)                                          No.)

 840 Apollo Street, Suite 209
    El Segundo, California                                     90245
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    (Address of principal                                     Zip Code
      executive offices)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:    (310) 648-7881

Registrant's Former Address:                      20710 S. Alameda Street
                                             Long Beach, California 90810-1107

Item 5. Other Events.

     On April 17, 2003, Hauser, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"),
announced that it had arranged, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the
Central District of California (the "Bankruptcy Court") had approved, a cash
collateral stipulation with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., the Company's senior lender.
The use of cash pursuant to the cash collateral stipulation has been approved by
the Bankruptcy Court for a 60-day period. At the end of the 60-day period,
Hauser will need to seek approval of the Bankruptcy Court to continue to use the
cash collateral. Access to cash pursuant to this stipulation is subject to
compliance by Hauser and its subsidiaries with certain conditions to the

     On April 17, 2003, the Company issued a press release relating to the
foregoing, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is
incorporated herein by reference.

Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

     99.1 Press Release, dated April 17, 2003.

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     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                   HAUSER, INC.

Dated:  April 21, 2003             By:  /s/ Kenneth C. Cleveland
                                      Name:   Kenneth C. Cleveland
                                      Title:  President and Chief Executive

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                                  Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.    Description
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99.1      Press Release, dated April 17, 2003.