Amira Nature Foods Ltd Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in India by Inc. Magazine

  Amira Nature Foods Ltd Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in India
  by Inc. Magazine

       Amira Ranked No. 243 on the 4^th Annual Inc. 500 List of India’s
                          Fastest-Growing Companies

                  Amira Moved Up 28 Places from 2011 Ranking

Business Wire

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- December 13, 2012

Amira Nature Foods Ltd (the "Company") (NYSE: ANFI), a leading global provider
of packaged Indian specialty rice, today announced that its subsidiary, Amira
Pure Foods Private Limited, was ranked number 243 out of 500 on the 4^th
Annual Inc. list of India’s Fastest-Growing Companies. This list is an
exclusive ranking of rapidly-growing, Indian small- and mid-size enterprises.
In 2011, Amira was ranked number 271 out of 500.

“It is an honor to once again be on the list of Inc. magazine’s 500 fastest
growing companies in India,” said Karan A. Chanana, Amira’s Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer. “Since last year, we have moved up our place on this list,
and we believe this ranking recognizes our Company’s ability to increase
growth in a competitive international market. Our ranking on this prestigious
list alongside India’s most successful companies would not have been possible
without the hard work of our distributors and we are well positioned with our
strong product offerings and diverse business model for future growth.”

About Amira Nature Foods

Founded in 1915, Amira has evolved into a leading global provider of packaged
Indian specialty rice, with sales in over 40countries today. Amira sells
Basmati rice, premium long-grain rice grown only in certain regions of the
Indian sub-continent, under their flagship Amira brand as well as under other
third party brands. Amira sells its products primarily in emerging markets
through a broad distribution network. Amira’s headquarters are in Dubai,
United Arab Emirates, and it also has offices in India, Malaysia, Singapore,
the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
U.S. federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements generally can
be identified by phrases such as that we or our members of management
“believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “foresee,” “forecast,” “estimate” or other
words or phrases of similar import. Specifically, these statements include,
among other things, statements that describe our expectations for the global
rice market, the financial impact of new sales contracts on our revenue, our
plans to make significant capital expenditures, and other statements of
management’s beliefs, intentions or goals. It is uncertain whether any of the
events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur,
or if any of them do, what impact they will have on our results of operations,
financial condition, or the price of our ordinary shares. These
forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such
forward-looking statements, including but not limited to our ability to
perform our agreements with customers; our ability to recognize revenue from
our contracts; continued competitive pressures in the marketplace; our
reliance on a few customers for a substantial part of our revenue; our ability
to implement our plans, forecasts and other expectations with respect to our
business and realize additional opportunities for growth; and the other risks
and important factors contained and identified our filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements attributable to us or
to persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by
these risk factors. Other than as required under the securities laws, we
undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking or other statements
herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


Amira Nature Foods Ltd
Rahul Nayar
Director of Global Communications and Strategy
John Mills/Katie Turner
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