Amira Nature Foods Ltd Awarded BEST PARTNER in the “Staples” Category from Bharti Walmart

  Amira Nature Foods Ltd Awarded BEST PARTNER in the “Staples” Category from
  Bharti Walmart

Business Wire

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- April 8, 2013

Amira Nature Foods Ltd (the “Company” or “Amira”) (NYSE: ANFI), a leading
global provider of packaged Indian specialty rice, today announced they were
awarded BEST PARTNER in the “Staples” category for 2012 at the Bharti Walmart
Private Limited Annual Supplier Conference.

“We are proud to be recognized for our partnership with this award from Bharti
Walmart, one of our key retail partners,” stated Karan A. Chanana, Amira’s
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We believe this award underscores our
leading market position and consumers’ growing consumption of our third party
branded and Amira branded specialty rice products. We expect our strong
relationships with leading retailers such as Bharti Walmart will enable us to
expand our business and build our brand awareness long-term.”

About Amira Nature Foods

Founded in 1915, Amira has evolved into a leading global provider of packaged
Indian specialty rice, with sales in over 40 countries today. Amira sells
Basmati rice, a 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

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“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, 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 in our
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information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:

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646-277-1220
 
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