October 10, 2012 at 09:16 AM EDT
Amira Nature Foods Ltd to Ring Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Amira Nature Foods Ltd (the "Company") (NYSE: ANFI), a leading global provider of packaged Indian specialty rice, announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Karan Chanana, along with other senior executives, will ring the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. The bell ringing celebrates Amira Nature Foods’ initial public offering and first day of trading on the NYSE under the symbol “ANFI.”

"We are honored to participate in the NYSE opening bell ceremony and look forward to the opportunity to showcase our business model and the hard work of our associates and employees throughout the entire company," said Karan Chanana, Amira’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Our IPO represents the first NYSE listing from India in the past five years and we look forward to sharing our story with the investment community.”

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.

Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws. Such statements involve a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company's control, that could cause its future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include risks detailed in our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking or other statements herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contacts:

Amira Nature Foods Ltd
Rahul Nayar, Director of Global Communications and Strategy
917-710-1154
or
ICR
John Mills / Katie Turner, 646-277-1200
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