About Orkla

Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods to the grocery, out-of home, specialised retail, pharmacy and bakery sectors. The Nordic and Baltic regions and selected countries in Central Europe are Orkla’s main markets. The Orkla Group also holds strong positions in selected product categories in India.

Orkla’s branded consumer goods business comprises the Orkla Foods, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Orkla Care and Orkla Food Ingredients business areas. In addition, the Orkla Consumer & Financial Investments business area consists of Consumer Investments and Industrial & Financial Investments.

Orkla's Business Areas

Vision, values and strategy

Orkla’s vision is “Your friend in everyday life”, a vision that is underpinned by the values “brave”, “trustworthy” and “inspiring”. Orkla’s mission is “Improving everyday life with sustainable and enjoyable local brands”.


Innovation is Orkla’s primary tool for creating growth, and is therefore pivotal to Orkla’s day-to-day operations. Orkla’s innovation activities are based on an inter-professional focus that spans from idea to launch. Consumer, customer and market insight is combined with technological expertise and investments to develop products and solutions that delight consumers and meet their needs in an even better way.

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The business of brands

Orkla is the leading branded consumer goods company in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Our brands play different roles for people in different situations, and they are chosen over and over again – because the consumer trusts them. A brand is a promise given and a promise kept.

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Facts about Orkla

Orkla ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

The headquarter is in Oslo, Norway

As of 31 December 2020, Orkla had approximately 18, 000 employees

The Group’s turnover in 2020 totalled NOK 47.1 billion