ORK - Notice of Annual General Meeting

The ordinary Annual General Meeting in Orkla ASA will be held at Festiviteten, Sandesundsveien 2, Sarpsborg, Norway, on Thursday 2 May 2002 at 3.00 p.m. The notice will be sent to all shareholders together with the annual report in week 15 (week starting Monday 8 April).

The shares will be quoted excluding dividend from 3 May 2002.

Enclosed to www.ose.no is the notice of the AGM.