Orkla ASA: The Board of Directors' proposal to Orkla's General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Orkla ASA will be held on Thursday 16 April 2015 at 3 p.m. at Ingeniørenes Hus, Kronprinsens gate 17, 0251 Oslo.

At a meeting on 4 February 2015 the Board of Directors decided to propose an ordinary dividend for 2014 of NOK 2.50 per share, equal to the ordinary dividend paid for the year of 2013. The share will be quoted exclusive of the dividend on 17 April 2015. Subject to the decision of the General Meeting regarding the share dividend, the dividend will be paid on 23 April 2015 to shareholders of record as of the date of the Annual General Meeting.

Orkla's Annual Report 2014 will be released on 26 March 2015.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 5 February 2015

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

Ane Bryn-Haugland, Investor Relations
Tel.: +47 980 68 126

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