ORK - Trade subject to notification

Jens P. Heyerdahl d.y., President and Group Chief Executive, has on 4 April 2001 sold 100,000 shares in Orkla at NOK 157,82.

New total shareholding for Jens P. Heyerdahl d.y. and close relatives are 375.797 shares. In addition Mr. Heyerdahl owns 10% of Oktav Invest AS which in total owns 5,025,696 Orkla shares.