Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 7 March 2012 bought 245,000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 44.8 per share.

Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 14,921,791.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 8 March 2012

Contact 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)