Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 8 March 2012 bought 265,000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 45.3 per share.

Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 15,186,791.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 9 March 2012

Contacts Orkla Investor Relations:
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +47 2254 4455/+47 93056093

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)