History

Orkla is one of Norway’s oldest business conglomerates. The company’s history dates back to 1654 and reflects both good times and bad. Orkla started out as purely a mining company extracting the rich ore deposits at Løkken Verk in Sør-Trøndelag County in Norway.

History in brief

Here is an overview of milestones and major events in the history of Orkla.

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