Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 29 February 2012 bought 275,801 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 46.5 per share.

Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 13,920,791.

Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 1 March 2012

Contacts Orkla Investor Relations:
Rune Helland, Tel.: +47 2254 4411
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)