Invitation to Press- and Analyst Conferences today 20 August 2012

With reference to the notice to the Oslo Stock Exchange regarding Orkla's acquisition of Rieber & Søn, the following conferences will be held today, 20 August 2012:

Press- and Analyst Conference at 9.00 a.m. CET
Venue: Orkla headquarters, Karenslyst Allé 6 at Skøyen in Oslo
The conference will be webcast live at www.orkla.com.

Press conference at 4.00 p.m. CET
Venue: Rieber & Søn headquarters, Nøstegaten 58 in Bergen

Telephone conference at 5.00 p.m. CET
Dial in details: +47 23 18 45 74 Participants: President & CEO in Orkla, Åge Korsvold and CFO Terje Andersen

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 20 August 2012

Contacts:
Håkon Mageli, EVP Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs
Tel: + 47 92 84 58 28
Rune Helland, SVP Investor Relations
Tel: +47 22 54 44 11 / +47 97 71 32 50

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.