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 Amira’s organic certified branded products will be available in Whole Foods’ Florida stores beginning September 2015. Whole Foods will carry 3 SKUs of Organic Certified Amira branded products throughout Florida, including its 2 lb. Basmati white, 2 lb. Basmati smoked and 2 lb. Sona Masoori packages of rice.
Founded in 1978, Whole Foods Market is the leading retailer of natural and organic foods, the first national “Certified Organic” grocer, and markets itself as America’s Healthiest Grocery StoreTM.
“Natural and organics are a large and compelling market – we believe greater than $100 billion in the U.S., and Whole Foods has maintained a undisputed leadership position in this very important category,” said Karan A. Chanana, Chairman of Amira Nature Foods Ltd. “We look forward to building a long and productive relationship with Whole Foods and we believe that our premium, organic certified, better-for-you rice products are a perfect fit for Whole Foods’ health conscious shoppers.”
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 over 60 countries today. 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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