Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 5 March 2012 bought 306,000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 45.9 per share.

Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 14,226,791.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 6 March 2012

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

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