Amira Nature Foods Ltd Announces Launch of Amira Branded Products in Reliance Retail Limited

  Amira Nature Foods Ltd Announces Launch of Amira Branded Products in
  Reliance Retail Limited

Business Wire

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- December 16, 2013

Amira Nature Foods Ltd (the "Company") (NYSE: ANFI), a leading global provider
of packaged Indian specialty rice, announced that it has launched its Amira
branded products in Reliance Retail Limited (“RRL”) stores. RRL is a
subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited. RRL consists of over 650 stores in
total, of which 53 are large format. Amira will be selling 12 brands
consisting of over 20 different SKUs across the 650 RRL stores across India.

“We are excited to launch our products in Reliance Retail, a leading and
rapidly growing retailer in India and the Middle East,” stated Karan A.
Chanana, Amira’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “It is estimated that
Reliance Retail has over 13 million loyal customers, and rice is a key
category in their food division as it is a dietary staple for consumers in the
region. Our partnership with Reliance Retail is an opportunity to introduce
our premium products to a growing number of consumers and further expand
Amira’s brand awareness.”

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, 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.

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