Trade subject to notification own shares

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.

Orkla ASA,
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)