Mandatory notification of trade - Peter Ruzicka

On 5 March 2009, a party related to Peter Ruzicka, member of Orkla's Board of Directors, bought 5,250 shares in Orkla ASA at an average price of NOK 40.25. Following this transaction, Mr Ruzicka and related parties hold a total of 405,250 shares in Orkla ASA.
Orkla ASA
Oslo, 5 March 2009
Contact points:
Rune Helland, SVP Investor Relations,
Tel.: +47 22 54 44 11