Mandatory notification of trade - Shares for Employees 2009

Reference is made to the stock exchange release of 3 November 2009 regarding Shares for Employees 2009.
 
The buying price, and thereby the number of shares acquired by primary insiders, was fixed on the basis of the closing price of the Orkla share on 11 November 2009. The buying price was thus set at NOK 42.20 per share, including a 25 % discount.
 
Information about the number of shares acquired by primary insiders, as well as their new holdings, is attached to this message.
 
Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 12 November 2009
 
Contact Orkla Investor Relations:
Siv Merethe S. Brekke
Tel.: +47 930 56093