Amira Nature Foods Ltd Announces New Distribution Win with Cost Plus World Market Stores

Amira Branded Products Now Available in Cost Plus World Market, a
Leading Specialty Retail Store with more than 250 Locations in the
United States

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amira Nature Foods Ltd (NYSE: ANFI), a leading global provider of
branded packaged Indian specialty rice, announced today that its Amira
branded products will now be available in Cost Plus World Market stores
across the United States.

Cost Plus World Market, a subsidiary of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, sells a
wide variety of goods that are imported from more than 50 countries
around the world. Headquartered in Oakland, California, the chain
operates more than 250 stores in over 30 states across the U.S. The
nationwide retailer will carry two SKUs of Amira branded products in its
stores: Amira Natural Brown Basmati Rice and Amira Smoked Basmati Rice.

“We are excited to expand our distribution in the United States with the
addition of Cost Plus World Market stores,” said Karan A Chanana,
Chairman of Amira Nature Foods Ltd. “We are working to expand the Amira
brand across the country, and the addition of Cost Plus with its focus
on goods from around the world and international food products is a
perfect fit for our Amira branded rice products.”

About Amira Nature Foods Ltd

Founded in 1915, Amira has evolved into a leading global provider of
branded packaged Indian specialty rice and other products, with sales in
more than 60 countries around the world. The Company primarily sells
Basmati rice, which is a premium long-grain rice grown only in certain
regions of the Indian sub-continent, under its flagship Amira brand as
well as under other third party brands. Amira sells its products through
a broad distribution network in both the developed and emerging markets.
The Company’s global headquarters are in Dubai, United Arab Emirates,
and it also has offices in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Germany, the
United Kingdom, and the United States. Amira Nature Foods Ltd is listed
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “ANFI.”

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Amira Nature Foods Ltd
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