Orkla ASA : Mandatory notification of trade - options

On 27 March, in connection with Orkla`s former option programme, 40,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 41.38 per share.

After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares is now 14,707,000. Orkla owns 4,502,106 treasury shares.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 27 March 2014

Rune Helland, SVP Investor Relations
Tel.: +47 977 13 250

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)