Orkla ASA: Orkla's Annual Report 2016

Orkla's Annual Report for 2016, which also comprises Orkla's sustainability report, is published today.

"In 2016 we strengthened Orkla's position as the Nordic region's leading branded consumer goods company by means of a number of strategic acquisitions and strong product launches. We also made a good deal of progress in our efforts to build a culture focused on working more as 'One Orkla' and realising more synergies in our existing operations," says CEO Peter A. Ruzicka.

In the Annual Report, you can also read more about how Orkla works to promote sustainability and the results that have been achieved in 2016.

"Sustainable growth is the new norm for business and industry. As a large Nordic company, we have a responsibility for leading the way in our industry. In 2016, Orkla has developed a model for sustainable packaging, continued the important work of ensuring deforestation-free supply chains, and launched several products that are good environmental choices," Ruzicka comments.

The Annual Report is only available online. A pdf version of the report is attached and is also available on Orkla's website: http://annualreport2016.orkla.com.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 17 March 2017


Group Director Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs

Håkon Mageli
Tel.: +47 928 45 828
Email: hakon.mageli@orkla.no

IR & Communications Manager
Elise Heidenreich
Tel.: +47 951 41 147
Email: elise.andersen.heidenreich@orkla.no

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