Amira Nature Foods Ltd Expands US Distribution with Addition of Leading Midwest Retailer
Amira Nature Foods Ltd (NYSE:ANFI) , a leading global provider of branded packaged Indian specialty rice, announced today that Amira branded rice will be available in Jewel-Osco stores across Illinois, Indiana and Iowa as early as August 2015.
Jewel-Osco, owned by New Albertsons, Inc., is one of the leading food and drug retailers in the Chicago-area with over 40 percent of the market share of grocery sales. The Midwest retail chain will carry five Amira brand SKUs, including the Amira brand Natural Basmati Rice, Natural Brown Basmati Rice, Natural Thai Jasmine Rice, Natural Thai Jasmine Brown Rice and Smoked Basmati Rice
“Jewel-Osco is an established Midwest retailer with a strong market presence in the third largest city in the United States,” said Karan A Chanana, Chairman of Amira Nature Foods Ltd. “This is another huge win for the Amira brand, as we work diligently to expand our distribution to new retailers and enhance our visibility across the United States.”
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”.
For more information, please visit www.amira.net.
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