Orkla ASA: Mandatory notification of trade - options

Yesterday, 14 March, in connection with Orkla`s former option programme, 50,000 options in Orkla-shares were exercised at a strike price of NOK 44.86 per share.

After this transaction, the total number of options issued in Orkla shares is now 17,152,000. Orkla owns 7,936,233 treasury shares.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 15 March 2013

Rune Helland, SVP Investor Relations
Tel.: +47 97 71 32 50

Anders Kalleberg, Investor Relations
Tel.: +47 99 04 24 98

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.