Sale of own holding in bond ORK03

Orkla ASA has on 17 September 2009 sold its treasury holding of NOK 200 million of bond 6,54% Orkla 03/13, ISIN NO 10177538 (ORK 03). After this transaction, the outstanding volume in the market is NOK 1500 million and Orkla has no remaining treasury holding in this bond.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 18 September 2009

Contact:
Geir Solli, SVP Finance, Tel:  +47 2254 4461
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, VP Investor Relations, Tel: +47 2254 4455