About us

Welcome to Chaman Lal Setia Exports Ltd.

Situated amidst the richest paddy fields at Amritsar in Punjab, Karnal in Haryana and Delhi, the company gets an eagle eye view over 140 grain markets spread over 4000 sq. kms of rice producing area. This enables our research team to conduct surveys to get hold of the market and adapt new economical methods. It holds a strong nation - wide presence along with its substantial presence in more than 83 countries and packaging private label brands in numerous markets around the world.

Chaman Lal Setia Exports Ltd. with its flagship brand "Maharani" basmati rice is one of the most trusted basmati rice company in India due to its honest dealings and fair business practices. The company was established back in 1974 in Amritsar in Punjab and went on to become one of the largest manufacturer-exporter of basmati rice. Founded on the core principles of integrity, trust, honesty and fair dealings, Chaman Lal Setia Exports Ltd. grew as its Maharani basmati rice gained popularity for its distinguished flavor and taste.
The company started its exports in 1982 and got recognized as an export house by Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India in 1989. In the international market, we are exporting rice to more than 70 countries across the world in the Maharani brand or under the private labels of the customers.

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  • 2020

    Today the company has it’s presence in 83 countries around the globe with an abounding number of clients. Today we have a global reach and are present in 83 countries around the world with over 272 Private Brands all over the world.

  • 2018

    The company touched 80 countries with their presence of business with multiple clients. The famous Indian business magazine “Business Outlook” called our Directors as “GLOBETROTTERS".

  • 2017

    The company launched a new SKU/Product “DRY HEAT PARBOILED RICE under the brand named ” - “ZAFAR”

  • 2016

    The company got recognized as a 3-Star export house.

  • 2012

    The company launched RICE SUITABLE FOR DIABETIC under their flagship brand named “MAHARAN".

  • 2011

    The company got certified for their new SKU/Product “RICE SUITABLE FOR DIABETIC” which is also low in GI (Glycemic Index)

  • 2009

    The company touched 41 countries around the world, selling its own brand and packing private labels for other companies

  • 2005

    The company started packing for big private label brands in Saudi Arabia and UAE.

  • 2004

    The company made two diverse divisions: - Branded Division & Private Label Division.

  • 1995

    Chaman Lal Setia Exports Ltd. got listed on the national stock exchange of India. it came to public issue on 07. March.1995

  • 1992

    Third factory was established in Karnal, Haryana - India (Kaithal Road).

  • 1989

    The company was recognized as a star export house.

  • 1985

    Second factory was established in Amritsar, Punjab-India (Ajnala Road).

  • 1983

    First export shipment was to Singapore under the flagship name “ MAHARANI ”.

  • 1977

    First factory was established in Amritsar, Punjab - India (Taran Taran Road

  • 1974

    The company started rice milling

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started in 1975
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No. of Mill 2
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International Certoification 5
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Export in Countries 83