Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 6 March 2012 bought 450,000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 45.1 per share.

Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 14,676,791.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 7 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)