Orkla ASA has on 9 March 2012 bought 295,000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 45.5 per share.
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 15,481,791.
Oslo, 12 March 2012
Contacts Orkla Investor Relations:
Rune Helland Tel.: +47 2254 4411/+47 977 13250
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)